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Vanuatu

Project Pipeline

$14M
In the Pipeline

In the Pipeline

Not all projects under development are listed below due to confidentiality constraints. As soon as projects are confirmed to be publicly viewable, we will add their details to the pipeline.

Enhanced Climate Resilience and Grid Connected Renewable Energy through Battery Storage in Efate
$14M
$14M
Theme Sustainable Energy
Funding Source GCF
Main Proponent SPC

Concept Note
  • Development
  • Submitted for Review
  • Approved
Full Funding Proposal
  • Development
  • Submitted for Review
  • Approved

Vanuatu's Advisor

Andres Toro Runruil

Andres Toro Runruil

As CFAN advisor to Vanuatu, Andres Toro knows that the needs and priorities of the communities he serves come first. “To me it’s all about the people,” he says. “What can I learn from them? What can be enhanced with local knowledge?”

Following this philosophy, Andres has secur investment for renewable energy- based electrification network expansion and is supporting the development of a USD 15 million solar PV and battery storage projects for Efate and Tanna. This is part of a robust pipeline of over USD 40 million in projects, including initiating Vanuatu's first sustainable bond, which will unlock crucial climate funding for the country. Andres has also conducted training sessions to enhance local capacity in climate finance and supported Vanuatu at international events in South Korea to promote and raise further climate finance needs, showcasing effective collaboration and best practices.

Andres has been working in climate policy, green employment, and renewable energy projects for the past five years. He previously worked as treasury analyst for a top bank in Ecuador. Andres has a MSc. in Global Finance & International Development and is currently a master candidate in International Material Flow Management.

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