Preparing Outer Islands for Sustainable Energy Development (POISED)

Event: Resilient Atoll Nations in Productive Oceans

Preparing Outer Islands for Sustainable Energy Development (POISED)

27 August 2019
Author / Speaker: 
Mizna Mohamed, Preparing Outer Island for Sustainable Energy Development Project, Maldives - Email the author | Other materials by the author

This presentation gave an overview of ADB's Preparing Outer Islands for Sustainable Energy Development, which will help the Maldives tap solar power and reduce reliance on costly, polluting diesel oil. The project will install solar-diesel hybrid grids on outer islands and the greater Male region. Skills development support will also be given to the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the main power utilities State Electricity Company and FENAKA Corporation Ltd. for the hybrid rollouts.

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