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The sustainable development of Fiji's energy infrastructure: a status report

Singh, Anirudh (2009) The sustainable development of Fiji's energy infrastructure: a status report. Pacific Economic Bulletin, 24 (2). pp. 141-154. ISSN 0817-8038

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Abstract

This article shows how Fiji has been trying to meet the challenge of using renewable sources to supply sufficient energy for its sustainable development and well-being. The country’s heavy dependence on imported fossil fuel is one of the most serious development issues it faces. The strategies and action plans the government and the corporate sector have adopted to meet this challenge are examined. It is argued that training and capacity building remain major challenges. Further, the country’s two leading tertiary institutions should give greater importance to developing coherent and comprehensive training and education programs to produce the people power required for the region’s renewable energy development.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Engineering and Physics
Depositing User: Ms Neha Harakh
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2009 10:40
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2012 10:47
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/1503
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