Pacific Resource Infrastructure Facility (PRIF)

Established in 2008 to provide technical assistance, research and knowledge products on key infrastructure issues to Pacific island countries

and as a coordination facility for the principal development partners in the region.

Renewable Energy Country Profile - Solomon Islands

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Solomon Islands renewable energy national profile 2009:

  • Total Primary Energy Supply: 6.1 PJ – Of which renewables: 3.4 PJ (54.5%)
  • Energy self-sufficiency: 54.5%
  • Fuel imports: 99 million USD (24.4% of total imports)
  • Electricity generation: 84.3 GWh – Of which renewables: 0.6 GWh (0.7%)
  • Electricity use per capita: 142 kWh
  • Electrical capacity: 36.1 MW – Of which renewables: 0.1 MW (0.3%)
  • Electricity access rate: 15.0%
  • Share of population using solid fuels: 92%