Vt 21 million missing from EU-funded energy project on Ambae

European Union flag. Photo: Håkan Dahlström/Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Post‘s page 1 headline today: “Investigation Demanded… Ambae EU aid project scandal gets attention of Euro-MPs”. Vt 21 million of the funds for the the EU-ACP Copra Oil Energy Generation Project on Ambae have allegedly been embezzled or mis-spent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Renewable energy projects to power remote islands; 767kW solar plant officially launched

Hon. Ham Lini, Ministry of Climate Change, Disaster Management, Environment and Energy, PM Charlot Salwai, a representative of UAE's Pacific Partnership Fund and Minister for Public Utilities and Infrastructure Jotham Napat at the the official inauguration ceremony today for the 767kW Solar Grid Connected System, which will save Vanuatu 340,000 litres of imported diesel. Photo: Hilaire Bule

Hon. Ham Lini, Ministry of Climate Change, Disaster Management, Environment and Energy, PM Charlot Salwai, a representative of UAE’s Pacific Partnership Fund and Minister for Public Utilities and Infrastructure Jotham Napat at the official inauguration today of the 767kW Solar Grid Connected System in Port Vila. Photo: Hilaire Bule

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Setback to renewable energy goals as Takara geothermal project is abandoned; Tanna needs more roads, says Natuman

Takara, north Efate, site of Geodynamic's now-abandoned geothermal operation. Photo: Geodynamics

Takara, north Efate, site of Geodynamic’s now-abandoned geothermal operation. Photo: Geodynamics

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