Yap Renewable Energy Development Project: Breaking the Reliance on Fossil Fuels

Event:

Yap Renewable Energy Development Project: Breaking the Reliance on Fossil Fuels

01 October 2015

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Description: 

A combination of forces threatens the energy sector in Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), leading to high electricity costs. In 2013, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) collaborated with FSM to strategically harness and maximize renewable energy sources in an energy mix diversification project to reduce Yap’s dependence on fuel imports.

Read about ADB's other energy projects in Knowledge and Power: Lessons from ADB Energy Projects.

Geographical Focus: 
Micronesia, Federated States of
Type of Content: 
Project Stories

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