GIFF JOHNSON Although the Marshalls Energy Company’s engines are old, the biggest challenge it faces to providing stable delivery of power to Majuro is its distribution system, according to General Manager Jack Chong Gum. Aging cables and transformers are the cause of many of the power outages that have affected the capital atoll over the […]
Ebeye’s power situation was looking up this week, following nearly two months of power problems due to lack of generators. Two rental generators in containers arrived on Ebeye late Sunday and the first one was hooked into the KAJUR power plant by late Monday, allowing normal power to return to most of the island. The […]
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is funding an Energy Security Project which will boost energy security and clean energy in the Marshall Islands, mainly focused on the Marshalls Energy Company.
Japan Ambassador to Marshall Islands Hideyuki Mitsuoka presented a $90,800 check to Majuro Water and Sewer Company General Manager Joseph Batol last week following a memorandum of agreement signing ceremony at the Japanese Embassy in Rairok. The grant will fund the “Project for Improvement of Public Water Supply and Sewer System in Majuro Atoll.” Joint […]
A plan is in motion to build a new airport terminal for Amata Kabua International, described as the oldest terminal in the Micronesia region. At an informational meeting about planning efforts for a new terminal held last Thursday at the RRE compound in Majuro, RMI Ports Authority officials and their Honolulu consulting firm, PRYZM Consulting, […]
The Journal hesitates to report that there have been far fewer power outages the past couple of weeks compared to recent weeks and months — but it’s a fact. The primary reason is that Marshalls Energy Company has returned the second large engine (“number seven”) to service. But, and there usually is one when dealing […]