Palau - Energy and power

The economy is almost totally dependent on imported petroleum for energy. Electricity is supplied from the Malakal power plant, located in the state of Koror, with an installed capacity of approximately 8,000 kW. There are state-owned power plants with capacities ranging from 30 kW to 120 kW in Peleliu, Angur, Ngiwal, Ngeremlengui, Airai, Ngaraard, and Ngerchelong. Per capita consumption of electricity in 1995 was 11,704 kWh. Both production and consumption of electricity were 200 million kWh in 1996; of the power produced, 85% came from fossil fuels and 15% from hydropower.

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