February 6, 2019

Stakeholders consultation workshop on Variable Renewable Energy for Pacific Island power utilities

The Pacific Power Association, in consultation with the World Bank, has identified the need for Variable Renewable Energy integration assessment and SCADA-Energy Management Storage system design […]
March 29, 2017

GSEP/PPA Launches Technical Workshop in the Pacific Islands

The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) in collaboration with the Pacific Power Association launched a week-long technical workshop focusing on grid interconnection of renewable energies in […]
August 12, 2016

Estimated 7 Million Pacific Islanders Lack Access To Electricity

NUKU‘ALOFA, Tonga (Matangi Tonga, August 03, 2016) – Only 20% of households in the Pacific Islands have access to electricity, and electricity prices in the region […]
May 20, 2016

LPG and natural gas as alternative energy sources for the Pacific

19.05.16 PRIF. A new PRIF research report that assesses the potential and economic feasibility of LPG, LNG or CNG to meet medium-term energy needs in the Pacific, was launched […]
April 11, 2016

Posting Items to Utility Poles Creates Safety Risks

Signs, balloons and other materials on utilities poles are more than just an unpleasant neighborhood eyesore; they can be dangerous —even life threatening— to the professionals […]
December 14, 2015

PPA Annual Office Closure

The Pacific Power Association (PPA) would like to advise that its office will be closed for the Annual Break from 1:00pm on Thursday 24 December, 2015 […]
December 8, 2015

CIGRE – PPA agree reciprocal membership

Andrew Daka (Executive Director of the Pacific Power Association) and Terry Killen,  (Executive Manager of CIGRE Australia)  have recently agreed reciprocal membership arrangements between the two […]
October 7, 2015

World Bank Provides Grant for Renewable Energy

  WASHINGTON, D.C.—Twenty Pacific Island countries and territories will soon have access to significantly stronger data about renewable energy options through the Sustainable Energy Industry Development […]
July 30, 2015

Alarmists Need A Dose Of Reality And Nuanced Approach To Climate

The great problem with the debate about tackling climate change and altering our energy mix in Australia is that what should be a rational conversation has […]