More than 30 registered electrical contractors are attending an electrical safety and compliance workshop in Nuku’alofa this week, as Tonga rebuilds after Tropical Cyclone Harold and also installs new life saving equipment for the Health sector. The two days of training aims to avoid deaths by electrocution and to refresh contractors’ knowledge and provide new skills to ensure a reliable, safe, clean and affordable supply of energy is provided.
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Results for Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE)
Thursday 21 May 2020
Monday 8 October 2018
New Delhi, India
Tonga’s effort in promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency has been recognized when it was elected as Vice President of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) representing the Asia Pacific region at its first General Assembly in New Delhi, India, on 1-3 October 2018.
Tuesday 15 August 2017
Rising temperatures caused by climate change would be catastrophic for countries in Asia and the Pacific by the end of the century - unless countries work to mitigate it, says a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released last month. Crops yields in the Pacific region will be in decline by 2050. By 2100, “all coral reef systems in the subregion will collapse due to mass coral bleaching if global warming increases by 4 degrees Celsius”.
Friday 11 August 2017
A centre to fast-track the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in the private sector and business communities throughout the Pacific has started operating out of its base in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, this month.