Workshop series: Energy resilience in Pacific Island Countries & Territories

Date: 
1 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2020
Host: 
University of New South Wales, the University of the South Pacific, University of Papua New Guinea and Loughborough University

Resilience in an energy system can be defined as its ability to resist, absorb, accommodate, adapt to, transform and recover from shocks and stresses. Energy resilience in the Asia-Pacific region is shaped by dynamics relating to energy security, transitions, reliability and recent disasters, such as coastal flooding, volcanic eruptions, cyclones and COVID-19. This interactive workshop series on 1-4 December 2020 will open up dialogue on energy resilience focusing on the experience of Pacific Island Countries & Territories, as well as exchange experiences with other regions. Case studies will include Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Tokelau, as well as drawing experience from Australia and a range of other countries. The aim of the series is to jointly identify research priorities for increasing energy resilience using grid and off-grid renewable energy in Pacific Island Countries & Territories. The three workshops are:

We will bring together insights from the three workshops in a panel discussion at the Urban Resilience Asia Pacific Conference:

Registration is free.

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