PPL Amnesty Phase III in effect

As a result, the company is unable to invest in repair and maintenance, spares, and other capital investments to improve the reliability of its power service. It was found in a recent study that over 100,000 customers are currently consuming power without a PNG Power meter and are therefore not registered as customers.

PNG Electrification GIS platform launched

The U.S. government launched the PNG Electrification GIS platform to assist off-grid energy companies in identifying potential mini-grid sites and areas for distributing stand-alone solar products. 

The platform is an interactive mapping platform used to access hundreds of indicators relating to local populations and communities to support stakeholders working on electrification in PNG, and was developed by the PNG Electrification Partnership (USAID-PEP).