42078-012: Promoting Energy Efficiency in the Pacific

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The regional technical assistance (RETA) focus will be on improving the efficiency of energy consumption, rather than developing new sources of renewable energy, as a principal means of reducing both the cost and environmental impact of energy use in the region. Studies have consistently shown that the return on investment in energy efficiency, from displaced demand for energy imports, far outweighs that of investment in renewable energy. The RETA will identify a program of demand-side ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 42078-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 6485
Approval Date 13 Apr 2010
Geographical Location Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy efficiency and conservation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)


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