Interim Director, Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Solomone is currently Interim-Director of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE) and Head of the Pacific’s Regional Energy Programme, housed at the Economic Development Division of the Pacific Community. He has served as Project Manager for regional energy and climate change projects for the Pacific Islands and prior to that he was the Energy Planner for the Kingdom of Tonga. Solomone was a lead author in the IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy, the IPCC 5th Assessment Report and was recently a Lead Reviewer of National Communications for the UNFCCC. Solomone has more than 25 years in the energy sector and holds a Master of Science in Energy Planning and Policy.