Nyk Kloulubak

COP20: Nyk Kloulubak, Palau Energy Office

COP20 (11/12/14) – Nyk Kloulubak starts off by outlining the energy mix in Palau. It is currently heavily dependant on fossil fuels, mainly relying on diesel generators. However Nyk Kloulubak describes Palau’s moves towards renewables, mainly in the form of solar, and its focus on achieving increased energy efficiency. He details the steps being taken to increase supply side and demand side energy efficiency on the islands. He emphasises that climate finance has been crucial in enabling Palau’s existing renewable energy development and will continue to be so, Palau is ready to act but it needs the world to act with it.