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

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Paul Hattle
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD

Executing Agencies
Tonga Energy Road Map

Last PDS Update
18 Sep 2013