43452-012: Outer Island Renewable Energy Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The proposed project will assist the government's efforts to reducing the country's heavy reliance on imported fossil fuels for power generation. By providing a secure, sustainable and environmentally-sound source of electricity for private and commercial customers, it will implement 0.75 MWp solar power capacity connected to the existing diesel networks of Tonga's outer islands of Ha'apai, Vava'u and 'Eua, saving yearly about 700 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). Before project implementation, ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 7940
|Approval Date||29 May 2012|
|Subsector||Renewable energy generation - solar|
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)|
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