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Kiribati Italian Renewable Energy Project (KIREP)

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Submitted by Amali Shaw on August 25, 2016 - 9:09am
Project Information
Project Level: 
Bilateral
Project Status: 
Completed

A renewable energy project being implemented by the Energy Planning Unit of the Ministry of Works and Energy in Kiribati. The overarching aim of the project is to ensure that communities have access to sustainable, equitable, secure, reliable, affordable and renewable energy based technology water supply systems providing water of suitable quality and appropriate quantities to boarding schools in the rural areas.

Project components include:

  1. Renewable energy systems for water pumping in rural communities, implemented by the Energy Planning Unit of the Ministry of Public Works and Utilities.
  2. Biofuel research and and trial being implemented by the Kiribati Copra Mill Company (KCMC Limited) and 
  3. Increase use of solar energy in rural and outer islands implemented by the Kiribati Solar Energy Company.
Type of Funding: 
Grant Aid

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