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

Country Tonga
Project Number 43452-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 7940
Approval Date 29 May 2012
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable energy generation - solar
Strategic Agendas 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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