Pacific Periscope/ July 8, 2011

2011-07-06T12:00:00Z

A weekly update of trade and investment in the Pacific Islands region brought to you by <strong>Pacific Islands Trade &amp; Invest.</strong>

There’s much that’s going on in the Pacific Islands on the renewable energy front. From workshops designed to build capacity of government officials for tapping funds for sustainable energy projects to growing interest of the commercial banking sector in financing renewable energy projects.

Some countries are seriously taking decisive steps toward a future powered by renewable energy: While the Cook Islands want to use 100% renewable by 2020, Nauru has replaced its conventional street lights with solar powered ones.

This week, <strong>Pacific Periscop</strong>e focuses on the renewable energy sector.