Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Public Work and Utilities (MPWU)
  • Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
  • Energy Planning Unit , EPU
  • Public Utilities Board ,PUB(MPWU)
  • Public Works Department (PWD)
  • Ministry of Lines and Phoenix Islands Development
  • Kiribati Solar Energy Company (KSEC)
  • Kiribati Ministry of Environment, Lands & Agriculture Development (MELAD)
  • Ministry of Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy (MISE)
  • Public Utilities Ordinance (CAP 83 of 1977 revised 1998 and 2010)
  • Environment Act (Act 9 of 1999 amended in 2007)
  • Kiribati Integrated Energy Roadmap 2017-2025 (KIER)
  • Kiribati National Energy Policy
  • Kiribati Joint Implementation Plan 2014-2023 (KJIP)
  • Kiribati Development Plan (2016-19), KDP
  • National Framework for Climate Change and Change Adaptation
  • Kiribati-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Kiribati Country Data
  • Website of World Bank data of Kiribati
  • Website for Kiribati National Statistics Website
  • Website of GGGI
  • Website of SPREP
  • Website for Pacific Climate Change Portal
  • Case Study: Tarawa Solar Hybrid Farm
  • Case Study: Solar Boarding Schools, Kiribati
  • Renewable energy opportunities and challenges in the Pacific Islands region
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 0.19 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    0.33%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    158
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 1.37 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    NA
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    NA
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    7.27%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    NA
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Sao Tome and Principe (STP) consists of two main volcanic islands and several islets located off the west coast of Central Africa. Príncipe is the closest island to mainland Africa and has an area of 142 km2. São Tomé, the largest island, lies further out and covers an area of 859 km². São Tomé, is the capital and the largest city, located on the island with the same name. The country with a population of 204,327 as of 2017 is divided into six districts (Agua Grande, Cantagalo, Caué, Lembá, Lobata, and Mé-Zóchi) plus the Autonomous Region of Príncipe, which has been self-governed since 1995. Portuguese is the official language.