23 Feb 2021

Innovating to overcome setbacks in Pac renewable energy space

From , 6:00 am on 23 February 2021

Renewable energy projects in the Pacific have taken a hit over the last year with the shutdowns and limitations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Asian Development Banks says the virus exacerbated existing challenges in the region increasing the need for innovative solutions.

Our reporter Dominic Godfrey has been speaking with the ADB's Principal Energy Specialist for the Pacific and he joins me now.

What's the extent of the bank's involvement in the region?

The existing solar array on Atafu

The existing solar array on Atafu Photo: Vector Power Smart