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Kiribati to benefit from new photovoltaic solar power system

Kiribati has now completed the installation of a 400kWp solar photovoltaic or PV system to the South Tarawa electricity grid in Bikenibeu.    Supported under the Pacific Environment Community or PEC Fund, the solar PV installation is the first ever grid connected system for Kiribati that will enable the Public Utilities Board to use solar … Continue reading Kiribati to benefit from new photovoltaic solar power system

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Cook Islands’ solar energy project to go online

The final stages of a massive solar power project aimed at making the Cook Islands more energy independent have almost been completed, New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully said on Friday.   McCully is to lead a New Zealand Parliament delegation to the Cook Islands next week to meet with Cook Islands’ Prime Minister Henry … Continue reading Cook Islands’ solar energy project to go online

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Masdar starts work on Pacific Island (Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu,Vanuatu) solar energy plants

Masdar has begun construction of four new solar power projects in the Pacific island countries of Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.   The solar projects will collectively deliver 1.8 megawatts (MW) of power and contribute to fuel savings worth $2mn per year. Completion of the projects, financed under the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development’s $50mn … Continue reading Masdar starts work on Pacific Island (Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu,Vanuatu) solar energy plants

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New Zealand, EU push ahead with renewable energy initiatives in Pacific

A joint New Zealand-European Union (EU) mission will tour four Pacific island countries this week to assess progress on renewable energy projects, New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced Tuesday. The tour follows up on the Pacific Energy Summit in New Zealand in March last year and the launch of the European Union-New Zealand … Continue reading New Zealand, EU push ahead with renewable energy initiatives in Pacific

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