21 trainers from Rural Training Centres in the provinces and local electricians who have attended the SEIAPI PV Solar training are now equipped with standard skills to be able to design and install a larger solar system in their communities.

The Ministry of Climate Change, in partnership with UNDP and Power-Blox AG, an award-winning Swiss company providing automated and decentralized electricity solutions, has successfully completed the first phase of a feasibility study for powering Lelepa island in Shefa province.

On Wednesday, November 6th 2019, the National Green Energy Fund witnessed a milestone achievement in signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Office of the Registrar of Cooperative and Business Development Services to assist the facility in delivering its financial product through the Vanuatu Cooperative Movement.

About 21  trainees of Level 4 – Train the Trainers training on design and installation of Photovoltaic (PV) Solar system have successfully carried out a demo installation of a Community-Scale PV Solar system at Utanglangi village on the island of Nguna on November 1st, 2019.

The Barrier Removal for Achieving the National Energy Road Map Targets of Vanuatu (BRANTV) project has officially launched the train-the-trainers’ workshop for solar photovoltaic (PV) technicians in Vanuatu. The workshop is conducted in close collaboration with the Pacific Vocational Training Centre (PVTC). The ‘Level 4 Certification’ training workshop is being resourced by trainers from the Sustainable Energy Industry Association for the Pacific Islands (SEIAPI).