Description/achievement of initiative
PCREEE aims at improving access to modern, affordable and reliable energy services, energy security and mitigation of negative externalities of the energy system (e.g. local pollution and GHG emissions) by promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency investments, markets and industries in Pacific Island countries. PCREEE coordinates, executes and co-funds programmes, projects and activities in the scope of the following areas:
Norway provides core support to PCREEE through UNIDO.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
The main counterparts are the Pacific Community (SPC), the Sustainable Energy Island and Climate Resilience Initiative (SIDS DOCK) and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga. The centre will provide key technical services to the SPC Member States and closely cooperate with the other regional sustainable energy centres for SIDS (ECREEE, CCREEE) in the context of the SAMOA Pathway implementation, SDG 7, SDG 9 and the Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement (SDG 13).
PCREEE, UNIDO, Austria, Norway