PPA’s Objectives

PPA’s Strategic Goals and Objectives

Using Petroleum Fuel More Efficiently and Reduce Utility Petroleum Consumption


Improve efficiency of electricity production & supply by utilities by

Facilitate utility supply-side energy efficiency improvements to reduce the amount of utility resources needed for electricity delivery to end users

Increase the efficiency of electricity use by utility customers

Facilitate utility demand-side energy efficiency improvements

Increase the use of renewable energy

Lead the Pacific Islands region in implementing renewable energy for electricity production

Reduce petroleum cost to utilities

Facilitate efforts for utilities to improve terms of petroleum supply and to develop an integrated approach to reduce petroleum use through supply side efficiency, renewable energy and demand side efficiency investments

Building Capacity to Improve Electricity Supply & Quality


Capacity building of utilities

Facilitate and provide regular, high quality training for utility personnel and assist utilities locate additional staff capacity where required to meet strategic goals

Capacity building of PPA Secretariat

Increase the capacity of the PPA Secretariat to effectively address utility issues through training and staff expansion as needed to meet strategic goals

Provision of Services by PPA Secretariat to Improve Electricity Supply and Quality


Improve services to utilities

Facilitate and provide high quality support services to the utilities

Improve information systems

Improve and regularly update PPA’s website which will include a power sector database, and information, links and references relevant to PICT utilities

Improving the Financial Sustainability of the Utilities and the PPA Secretariat


Finance for utilities

Facilitate advice to utilities on financing opportunities and securing finance needed to attain the strategic goals

Support for electricity tariff studies

Facilitate advice to utilities on appropriate tariff levels and structures including regular updates