Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Tonga Power Limited (TPL)
  • Ministry of Finance and National Planning (MFNP)
  • Department of Energy (Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Climate Change and Communications, MEIDECC)
  • Energy Planning Unit, EPU(Ministry of Lands, Surveys, Natural Resources and Environment)
  • Electricity Commission
  • Tonga Energy Road Map 2010-2020
  • National Strategic Planning Framework
  • Electricity Act 2007
  • National Renewable Energy Policy 2006
  • Renewable Energy Act 2008
  • Tonga-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Tonga Solar Energy Projects
  • Renewable energy opportunities and challenges in the Pacific Islands region
  • Tonga Statistics Department
  • Outer Islands Solar Electrification in Tonga: A Case Study
  • The Pacific islands:The push for renewable energy
  • SUPPLEMENTING A DIESEL-BASED POWER GRID WITH SOLAR ENERGY IN NEIAFU, TONGA
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 0.43 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    2.7%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    91
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD -5.61 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    7.87%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    41.05%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    5.91%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    NA
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Kiribati is a nation in the central Pacific Ocean comprising of 33 coral atolls and islands spanning an area of 3.5 million square kilometers of ocean with a land area of about 810 sq. km. The permanent population is about 110,000 spread over 24 islands, with more than half living on South Tarawa Atoll. Tarawa is the capital and the largest city and English and Gilbertese are the official languages.