Plant Oil power generation for maritime communities (PIN)

The project will produce and use biofuel (mainly coconut oil and palm oil) for electricity generation and transportation in Fiji

Project Idea Note (PIN)

    Fiji’s annual copra production is about 25,000 tonnes, from which 15 million litres of oil can be extracted. The project will produce 365,000L/year of oil from the existing plantation of coconut palms to replace 341,000L of diesel for electricity generation and transportation.

    Project facts

    Country:  Fiji

    Project Type:  Biofuel production and use to replace fossil fuel for electricity generation and transport

    Project size:  Small scale

    CERs/Year:  818 tCO2e/year (5,726 tCO2e for the first 7-year crediting period)

    Contact:  Peceli Nakavulevu, PNakavulevu(at)fdoe(dot)gov or Susana Pulini, susana(dot)pulini(at)fdoe(dot)gov(dot)fj

    Status:  3 mills in operation, 7 mills to be constructed in 2012.

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