Tongatapu, Tonga, July, 2022 - The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE) in collaboration with the Tonga Electricity Commission (TEC) successfully completed a 4-day bridging training aimed at preparing electrical technicians for the mandatory national electrical license exams.

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The Small Island Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Organization (SIDS DOCK) in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (

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The sustainable industrial and socio-economic development of São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) is heavily dependent on reforming the energy sector and transitioning from an almost complete reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy (RE) coupled with energy efficiency (EE).

By Ruby Gamoga.

Papua New Guinea’s first plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) – two cargo vans and a passenger bus – have appeared on the streets of Port Moresby. Ruby Gamoga reports. 

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UNELCO and Vate Electrics will be partnering with the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) to provide electricity on Tanna and Malekula.

UNELCO will be responsible for the component of electricity generation, while Vate Electrics will have the responsibility of distributing electricity.