While SIDS contribute only to a very small percentage of global emissions, they are taking decisive steps to scale up renewable energy and fulfil their own international climate pledges.
New IRENA tools and platforms to aid energy transition among small island states seek to turn urgency into opportunity.
The Pacific Islands are perhaps best known for their beautiful beaches, azure waters and rich sea life, but they are rich in something else as well: renewable energy.
As part of the IRENA Islands Initiative, IRENA in collaboration with the Pacific Power Association (PPA) held a workshop, “Assessment of grid stability for increased renewable energy integration in the Pacific” on 15 July in Vanuatu in the margins of...
IRENA and the Pacific Power Association convened the workshop to assist utilities to identify strategies and technology solutions that can help ensure grid stability, with increasing level of renewable energy inputs.