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Wednesday 17 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's petroleum prices for mid-July to mid-August will increase significantly compared to June, continuing a trend of rising petroleum prices since April.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petroleum prices in Tonga increased slightly on Monday 17 June.
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Tuesday 18 June 2013
Nakolo, Tonga
Tonga's first 11kW wind turbine was switched on by the Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano, on June 14 at Nakolo in Tongatapu. The Tonga Power Ltd. project aims to prove the viability of wind generation in order to make a larger wind farm in the future.
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten linesmen will leave Tonga at the end of this month after securing jobs with Northpower, a New Zealand based electricity distribution contracting company. The Tonga Power Ltd. workers, including one woman, have been trained to New Zealand qualifications and will fill skills shortages.
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Monday 3 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano attended the inaugural Asia Pacific Energy Forum (APEF) 2013, held in Vladivostok, Russian Federation, from May 27-30, where Asian and Pacific energy representatives talked about energy security and its sustainable use in the region.
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Friday 24 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Power Ltd has announced that it has lowered the price of electricity for May consumption, following approval by the Electricity Commission because of this month’s drop in the price of oil.
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Thursday 23 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After a falling palm frond caused a power outage on high voltage lines in Tongatapu this week, Tonga Power Ltd. is again urging the public to ensure that trees on their properties are “trimmed to keep power lines clear at all times”.
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Monday 20 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga first 11kW wind turbine is ready to be commissioned for operation in June after its construction was completed on 16 May 2013 at Nakolo in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 15 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's prices of Petrol, Kerosene and Diesel will drop from May 16 in after the government approved lower prices from mid-May to mid-June.
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Thursday 9 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The work to erect Tonga's first small wind turbine project on Tongatapu began with a dedication ceremony at Nakolo village on Thursday, May 9. The Tonga Power Ltd. project is expected to start operation in June.
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Monday 29 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first small wind turbine project is expected to start operation in mid-May at Nakolo village, in a Tonga Power Ltd project that aims to collect data and prove experience in wind generation.
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Monday 15 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's electricity price will increase by 8.78 seniti tomorrow, April 16, John van Brink, the CEO for Tonga Power Ltd announced today.
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Wednesday 27 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Energy Road Map will get a $6.5 Million boost from the European Union over the next three months after a deal was signed between the European Union and the Tongan Government at Pacific Energy Summit in Auckland on Monday March 25.
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Friday 22 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan has committed $2.95 million pa'anga for the installation of a micro-grid control system at the Maamai Mai Solar Farm and a 1 mega-watt photovoltaic generator at Vaini to help Tonga's Energy Road Map move forward.
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Thursday 21 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day Pacific Leaders Energy Summit started in Nuku'alofa today, with eight leaders sharing experiences, while coming up with models to develop the usage of renewable energy in the Pacific.
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Monday 18 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of motor fuel in Tonga went up sharply today, when the Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour approved an increase in the price of fuel for March-April, increasing prices for a second month in a row.
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Monday 18 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's prices for Diesel, Kerosene and Petrol for February-March 2013, effective today 18 February, have increased compared to the prices approved by the Competent Authority for the previous month.
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Tuesday 5 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA launched the world's first Global Renewable Energy Atlas on 13 January at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate UAE, to coincide with the opening of IRENA's two-days Third Assembly 13-14 January. Tonga's Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano led a 9-members Tongan delegation.
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Tuesday 5 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first small wind turbine project is expected to be commissioned by Tonga Power Ltd. at Lavengatonga on eastern Tongatapu in April, in a project that aims to collect data and provide experience in wind generation.
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Tuesday 29 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first three solar powered street lights installed on Taufa'ahau Road are on a trial for three months to see whether they can help Tonga to reduce its cost of power and amount of fossil fuel for diesel generation.
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