Basil Maps Out Energy Way To Light Up PNG Homes Using Renewable Energy

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Papua New Guinea Today

Papua New Guinea Minister for responsible for Energy Honrable Samuel H Basil yesterday mapped out the O’Neill Government’s way forward on the Energy Sector to light up PNG households and power industrialization to modernize the country.

At heart, the focus is to harness Papua New Guinea’s readily available renewable energy sources and to open up the market for power generation, transmission, distribution and retail for investment in public private partnerships including landowners.

Referring to the recent Cabinet endorsed (01/02/18) National Energy Policy 2018-2028 Harnessing Energy for Life, Mr Basil told the 2nd Papua New Guinea Petroleum and Energy Summit delegates that the policy is in line with the Vision 2050, PNG Sustainable Development Plan and the Alotau Accord I & II as outlined in the 100-day plan.

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