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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1 - How do I obtain a loan through this SEFP?

1)    You must confirm which renewable energy or energy efficiency you want including size and accessories
2)    You must confirm how much you can afford and provide evidence that you can repay the loan within that time limit. Evidence such as:
a)    Source of income, pay slip
b)    Securities such as land, property, asset, guarantor, etc
c)    Documents of any payments or money transfer
d)    Agriculture or Fisheries Report
3)    You go to the bank with the information in 2) and enquire about your loan eligibility (the maximum loan they can give you) including documents they need from you.
4)    Now since you know what is the maximum you can loan, go to a renewable energy or energy efficiency company with the information in 1) and obtain a quotation (prices for your complete system including installation)
5)    Inform the company to prepare specification details of all products they will be selling to you to be forwarded to the Department of Energy (DOE) for approval for loan under the SEFP
6)    Take this quotation back to the bank and apply for the loan giving all documents they require to approve your loan
7)    Inform the bank that you want to loan under the DOE SEFP
8)    Once the bank approves your loan they will contact you and the company and make arrangements for the supply and installation of your system

Q2 – What information do suppliers need to provide a quotation?

General house wiring and appliances/equipments to be powered:
a)    Lights – how many, what kind, brightness, size, design, etc
b)    Power points – how many, what kind, size, design, etc
c)    DC or AC system
d)    Electrical appliances that you will be using, their power rating (Watts), DC or AC
e)    Basic layout of the house
f)    Stand alone, FEA Connect or hybrid systems

Solar:
a)    Preferred Solar panel, controller/inverter, battery, accessories, etc.

Pico-Hydro:
a)    You must confirm that you have nearby constant water flowing fountain, creek or river
b)    If possible, obtain the distance and the vertical drop between the proposed inlet and turbine and the rate of water flow (how much water is flowing per second)
c)    You must have approval from the land owner over which the system will be crossing if applicable
d)    You must confirm what system capacity you need depending on water flow and existing load or system to be installed
e)    Ask supplier to assist you with an Environment Management Plan or get an Environment Impact Assessment through the Department of Environment if applicable.

Coconut oil fuel:
a)    The generator brand and capacity (KVA)
b)    The engine brand, model, size, cylinders and type of injection
c)    The fuel capacity and consumption (how many liters per hour)
d)    The coconut oil fuel retrofit kit type and size
e)    Type of coconut oil tank needed and size
f)    Type of copra cutter, oil expeller with filter needed and size
g)    Ask supplier to assist you with an Environment Management Plan or get an Environment Impact Assessment through the Department of Environment if applicable.

Wind
a)    Preferred turbine, tower, inverter, batteries, controllers, accessories, etc.

Bio Gas
b)    Preferred tanks, digester, plumbing, stirring facility, heating system, pump, gas holder, etc.

Energy Efficiency
c)    Lights, power factor correction components, solar water heaters with plumbing

Q3 - Which banks can I go to?

At the moment you can call on any FDB or ANZ bank branch

Q4 - Which suppliers can I get a quotation from?

Any company which supplies products according to the World Bank Product Catalog. Some known companies are:

In Suva:
1)    CBS Power Solutions ( Fiji ) Ltd;
Shop 1A, Daniva Road, Valelevu, Nasinu
Ph: 3342428 / 3341429; Mob : 9904480 ; Fax: 3341425
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Energy: Solar, Hydro, Energy Efficiency

2)    Clay Engineering
Lot 13, Carpenter St, Raiwai, Suva
Ph. 3363880; Mob: 9997723; Fax: 3363882
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Energy: Solar, Hydro, Energy Efficiency

3)    Powerlite Generators ( Fiji ) Ltd
19 Shalimar Street, Raiwasa, Suva
Ph: 3384088 / 3384095; Mob: 9922268; Fax: 3384096
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Energy: Solar, Energy Efficiency

4)    Samisoni Enterprises
Lot 29, Wailada Subdivision, Lami
Ph: 3362498; Mob: 7771702; Fax: 3361383
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Energy: Solar

5)    NIU Industries (Fiji) Ltd
Foster Road, Walu Bay, Suva
Ph: 3240067; Mob: 9992033; Fax: 3240069
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Energy: Coconut Oil Fuel

6)    Hydro Developments Ltd
21 Matua Street, Walu Bay, Suva
Ph: 3301882; Mob: 9998725; Fax: 3300866
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Energy: Hydro

7)    EnergyPro
Lot 22, Guava Place (off sekoula drive), Laucala Beach Estate
Ph: 3343390; Mob: 9991885
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Energy: Energy auditing

In Nadi
8)    Paradise Technologies
Suite 1, Colonial Plaza, Namaka
Ph: 6728207; Mob: 9922660; Fax: 6728010
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Energy: Energy Efficiency

9)    Sunergise (Fiji) Ltd
Main Street, Nadi
Ph: 6700244; Mob: 7070000; Fax: 6702285
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Energy: Solar

In Ba
10)    CBS Power Solutions ( Fiji ) Ltd;
Ango Arcade beside Bhikabhai, Main Street, Ba
Ph: 6671035 / 9908710; Fax: 6671034
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Energy: Solar, Hydro, Energy Efficiency

In Labasa
11)    Renewable Energy Services Ltd
Lot 1, Shop 5 Local Timber Distributors Building, Damanu Street, Labasa
Ph. 8812618 ; Fax: 8815018
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Energy: Solar, Hydro, Energy Efficiency
 
12)    CBS Power Solutions ( Fiji ) Ltd;
Shop 1, Keswan Mudaliar Building, Main Street, Labasa
Ph: 8811135; Fax: 8811136
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Energy : Solar, Hydro, Energy Efficiency

13)    Powerlite Generators ( Fiji ) Ltd
119 Naseakula Road, Labasa
Ph/Fax 8818617; Mob: 9922273
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Energy: Solar, Energy Efficiency
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