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Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurship Mentor (voluntary) - Tonga

Australian Volunteers International (AVI)

About the assignment:

Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE) was developed between 2014-2015 in the context of a consultative preparatory process, which included the execution of a needs assessment and the development of the project document on the technical and institutional design of the Centre. In September 2015, the Pacific Community (SPC) was selected as the host organisation of PCREEE. As a Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurship Mentor, you will support the PCREE with their work to effectively manage the uptake of renewable energy in the Pacific especially in Tonga. The focus of your role will be to facilitate and support PCREE Tonga in the delivery of skills to consumers to increase investment in renewable energy, improved access to modern, affordable and reliable energy services in the region.

  • Support PCREEE with increased investments and entrepreneurship activities in the energy sector of the Pacific Island Countries and Territories. You will do this through mentoring, training local staff, delivering workshops and conducting investment forums
  • You will need qualifications in a related field as well as demonstrated technical delivery experience in an investment and business environment
  • Contribute to positive change to the lives of Pacific islanders, especially those relying on this industry for their everyday living

PARTNER ORGANISATION OVERVIEW:

PCREEE was developed between 2014-2015 in the context of a consultative preparatory process, which included the execution of a needs assessment and the development of the project document on the technical and institutional design of the Centre. The documents were validated during a joint SPC-UNIDO regional workshop held from 12-13 March 2014 in Nadi, Fiji.

The Second Meeting of the Pacific Ministers of Energy and Transport, held from 2 to 4 April 2014, in Nadi, Fiji, endorsed the establishment of the PCREEE. In September 2015, the Pacific Community (SPC) was selected as the host organisation of PCREEE in the context of a competitive selection process. It was decided to establish the PCREEE Secretariat in Nuku’alofa, Tonga side by side with the Ministry for Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC), in conjunction with SPC’s effort to strengthen its in-country presence on its members.

The PCREEE was launched at Nuku’alofa at the margins of the Third Meeting of the Pacific Ministers of Energy and Transport in April 2017 and became fully operational in August of the same year.

For the PCREEE, its activities and programmes are built around the 4 key outcomes below:

  • Enhanced regional institutional capacities through the creation of the efficiently managed and financially sustainable Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE)
  • Strengthened capacities of local key institutions and stakeholder groups through the up-scaling and replication of certified training and applied research programs and mechanisms 02 Assignment Description (AD) – Version 2.1 – 09/2019
  • The awareness and knowledge base of local key institutions and stakeholder groups on RE&EE are strengthened
  • Increased RE&EE business opportunities for local companies and industry through the development and implementation of regional investment promotion programs and tailored financial schemes

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