Rural Electrification Using Diesel Power Systems in Fiji: A Review PUBLIC ACCESS

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Surendra Prasad

University of the South Pacific

Paper No. 97-AA-041, pp. V001T13A017; 8 pages
  • ASME 1997 Turbo Asia Conference
  • ASME 1997 Turbo Asia Conference
  • Singapore, September 30–October 2, 1997
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7867-5
  • Copyright © 1997 by ASME


For small developing countries such as Fiji being devoid of conventional energy resources such as petroleum products, coal or natural gas, there is always heavy, and in many cases total, reliance on conventional energy sources for transportation, industries and for electricity generation. Fiji, like most of its South Pacific island neighbours, has relied very heavily on petroleum products for all of these, except for electricity generation since 1983, when hydro-electricity became the major source of electricity for the country.

Copyright © 1997 by ASME
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