Provision of renewable energy to two villages in Vanua Lava Island, Torba province (Vanuatu) using locally produced copra oil as biofuel



The project is directed at improving access to energy services in two villages in Vanua Lava 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 30-50 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

Torba Provincial Council (Government)