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May 16, 2018

Promoting the hybrid island concept in the Pacific Islands!

"Because the Pacific Island countries are all small island nations with small power supply networks, it is difficult to provide a stable supply of electricity by simply introducing renewable energy, whose supply can become unstable depending on climate conditions," said by a JICA Senior Advisor, who also works as a chief adviser of the Project for Introduction of Hybrid Power Generation System in the Pacific Island Countries.

Although intruducing renewable energy is expected to be a key of reducing fossil fuel consumption, the amount of power generated is influenced by the weather, which could become unstable.

JICA is now providing technical cooperationm in 5 countries including FSM, Marchall islands, Fiji, Tuvalu, Kiribati, to configure and stably operate hybrid systems that effectively combine renewable energy with diesel generators and storage batteries, if necessary.

Please Check the following links for more detail!

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