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Beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil joins the RE100 initiative

Australia headquartered beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil announced that it has joined the global RE100 renewable energy initiative with a target to power its entire operations across six countries through renewables by 2030. Further, it has targeted to achieve 100% renewable energy powered operations by 2025 in Australia and New Zealand.

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EFL and IFC to deliver largest solar project in the Pacific

Energy Fiji Limited and IFC have come to an agreement to deliver the largest solar project of its kind in the Pacific to date. The agreement allows EFL and IFC – a member of the World Bank Group – to now move forward with the selection of a private-sector partner in the project to deliver at least 15 MW of solar power to the national grid.

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Island nations aim to phase out fossil fuels

Moving from predominantly thermal, fossil-based power generation to a system rich in wind and solar energy is not without challenges for Small Island Developing States like Fiji, Dominican Republic and Vanuatu. The variable nature of those sources – the sun must shine and the wind must blow – requires careful integration with existing power systems. The transition must be approached in a structured manner, with studies undertaken at key stages.

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