Port Vila, 06th May 2021. The Vanuatu Government made a payment to the UNELCO Engie for the electricity concessional assets of Malekula following the expiration of the Electricity Concession Agreement between the Government and UNELCO in July, 13th of 2020.

BRANTV Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Local Operator Training Program Supported by Pacific Centre of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient (PCREEE)

Port Vila, 29th April 2021.

The Department of Energy through the Barrier Removal for Achieving National Energy Road Map of Vanuatu (BRANTV) project has successfully partnered with the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient (PCREEE) based in Nukualofa, Tonga to promote capacity building and training program in off-grid Renewable Energy technology applications for local communities. The Training program remains a cross cutting component of delivering priority programmes for both the Department of Energy through BRANTV project and also to achieving the PCREEE priorities areas.

Port Vila, 12 April 2021. The Department of Energy wishes to advise all vehicle owners that there will be an increase to fuel price as of tomorrow, 13th April 2021.

The Minister of Climate Change and Adaptation (also responsible for the Department of Energy) Bruno Leingkon (l) shaking hand with UNELCO representative, Taisien Ludvaune (r) at the handing over of the cheque witnessed by the all the Government Ministers. Photo: VBTC Tafea

An agreement was signed yesterday for the Japanese Government to provide Vt63 million grant for the detailed design stage of the construction of Sarakata Hydroelectric Power Plant in Santo.