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Fiji - Issues and options in the energy sector (English)

Fiji's performance in the energy sector has been remarkably good during the past ten years. The main issues for the future are essentially related to institutional and, to some extent, pricing arrangements to ensure that: (i) an appropriate mix of indigenous energy resources is used; (ii) energy supplies are available to rural and urban areas; and (iii) current efforts to encourage efficient use of energy are continued. The report discusses the adequacy of power supplies until the early part of the 1990s under two economic growth scenarios and their implications for the petroleum product demand mix. In reviewing the fuel ethanol, the report finds the economics of this project to be marginal. The report recommends a new approach to procure petroleum supplies and outlines technical assistance programs for institutions, rural electrification study, and oil and gas exploration.


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    Fiji - Issues and options in the energy sector

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Fiji - Issues and options in the energy sector (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.