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Renewable energy in the Pacific Islands: Its role and status

Weir, Tony

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The small island developing states of the Pacific suffer from both the high cost of fossil fuel imports and from numerous climate-related disasters. These vulnerabilities will worsen unless there is a substantial global shift away from fossil fuels towards renewable energy (RE) sources, coupled with significant improvements in energy efficiency. Apart from traditional biomass-fuelled cooking, the most substantial uses of RE in the Pacific in 2016 were hydropower in some of the hillier island...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164575
Source: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2018.05.069

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