Micronesia, Federated States of - Energy and power

The nation is dependent on imported petroleum, which supplies about 80% of the total energy requirements. Fuel wood for household use provides most of the remainder. Diesel fuel, which accounts for over two-thirds of petroleum imports, is used primarily for electrical generation and ship services. Electricity is generated by government power stations located in each state center. About one-half of the electricity produced is used by the government. Small quantities of electricity are produced in outer island communities.

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