The Secretariat for the Pacific Community (SPC) is planning to establish a centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE). The centre will promote sustainable energy development in the Pacific by improving access to modern services, improving energy security and mitigation of energy related negative environmental externalities. This is expected to be achieved by creating an enabling a renewable energy and energy efficiency regional market and by mitigating various barriers for the dissemination of sustainable energy technologies and services. The overall objectives of the project were to identify the regional baseline situation for sustainable energies and access to energy, regulatory, identify the specific barriers for RE&EE development and, understand the expectations of the different stakeholders regarding the establishment of the centre. The project also included the identification of options for the institutional organisation of the centre, funding sources and the preparation of the centre’s programme for the first three years of operation.

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