Solar power for around 197 households on the small island of ‘Uiha in the Ha’apai Group, was tested this week marking an important transition from diesel to solar power generation, ahead of commissioning at the end of the month. The island's two villages, which had only six hours of electricity a day, now enjoy 24 hours a day of 100% renewable power.
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Results for Outer Islands Renewable Energy Project
Thursday 15 September 2022
Monday 27 June 2022
Tonga's Outer Islands Renewable Energy Project for nine islands is now around 71% completed. It aims to help reduce the country’s dependence on imported fossil fuel for power generation by providing on-grid and off-grid generation solar power, reports MEIDECC's Department of Energy.
Thursday 28 May 2020
Australia has committed a further AUD 2.9 million for new renewable energy infrastructure in Tonga. This will include upgrading Vava'u's power network.