Provision of renewable energy to 3 villages in Ambae Island, Penama province, Vanuatu, using locally produced copra oil as biofuel



The project is directed at improving access to energy services in three villages of Ambrae Island, through the use of locally produced copra oil as a biofuel. Project estimated results are creating the facilities and infrastructure for energy production and distribution; installing one copra oil mill, which is operating and capable of producing 40-60 t of copra oil per year; hiring and training local employees for the operation, maintenance and distribution of the system; and implementing an awareness and safety campaign in relation to the provision of electricity.

Main Donor

(International agencies)

Implementing Actor

UNELCO GDF SUEZ (Private sector)