The first Chuuk State Energy Security & Electrification Summit is being held in Weno, Chuuk State on 6th and 7th of June.
The purpose of the summit is to create awareness of State and National Energy policy amongst leaders and decision makers; to discuss options and means of achieving the State energy goals – in particular the expansion of services and the introduction of renewable energy generation technologies; and to map out what the leaders, executive, business and community sectors anticipate as being the way forward to develop the necessary infrastructure to support the economic development of Chuuk State.
The meeting is being held at Blue Lagoon Resort, Weno, Chuuk. Invited participants include leaders within the state – senators, congressmen, mayors and executive as well as private sector and NGO sector representatives.
A wide variety of speakers are taking part including from National Government, State Government, Private and NGO Sectors, Stakeholders and Regional Development Authorities to provide their perspective on the challenges that are faced in relation to energy security and in electrifying the State and intend to use the event to inform the development of a State wide holistic approach to utility service expansion.
The Summit is being sponsored by CPUC, VITAL (FSM Petroleum Corporation) and NorthREP and is fully supported by the Chuuk State Executive.
Presentation information can be found at the following link: