The small island nation of Palau in the western Pacific Ocean has moved a step closer to having what is said to be the largest ever microgrid spanning diesel, solar and battery energy storage.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing a US$12 million grant as additional financing for 6MW of grid-connected solar PV combined with 3MW/12MWh of battery energy storage projects on the Cook Islands.
Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a green bond, according to the World Bank.
Delhi becomes the first ever green Metro, World Bank launches Pacific PV map, IBC Solar completes Turkey plant, PG&E funds multi-family solar programme, ACC and Huali complete rooftop project.
Manila-based bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is partnering with governments, communities and the private sector to support clean energy projects in the Pacific region.