Renewables Readiness Assessment: Republic of the Marshall Islands

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Source:
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Authors:
Yong Chen
Gürbüz Gönül
Herb Wade
Date:
1 January 2015

This report describes how the Republic of the Marshall Islands relies on imported petroleum products for 90% of its primary energy supply but is looking to increase the share of renewables in its energy mix and achieve 100% electrification by 2020. The report explains how such an envisaged energy transformation requires greater use of off-grid solar power.