Energy Snapshot - Palau

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


This profile provides a snapshot of the energy landscape of Palau, an independent island nation geographically located in the Micronesia region. Over 97% of the island's electricity production is dependent on imported fossil fuels, primarily diesel. Palau is aiming for 45% renewable energy generation by 2025, and is striving to overcome technological, financial, and institutional capacity challenges to meet this goal.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2020

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-7A40-76659


  • clean energy
  • energy efficiency
  • energy resilience
  • energy security
  • Energy Transition Initiative
  • ETI
  • NREL
  • Pacific islands
  • Palau
  • renewable energy
  • snapshot
  • sustainable energy
  • U.S. Department of Energy


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