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Monday 31 July 2017

Apia, Samoa
Finding the best areas to generate solar power in Pacific Island countries is now possible with a new free tool, Global Solar Atlas, facilitated by the World Bank, and launched today, 31 July, at the Pacific Power Association (PPA) Conference in Apia, Samoa. At the click of a button, the application will help investors and policymakers identify potential sites for this renewable energy.
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Tuesday 25 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Solar power is the most efficient renewable energy method in Tonga, students from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand found after investigating various renewable energy projects during a one-week trip.
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Wednesday 29 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A solar power project proposal submitted by Tonga High School has won $100,000 (USD) funding from the Zayed Future Energy Prizes for 2014 presented in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on January 20.
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Thursday 18 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Solar power systems for nine outer islands In Tonga will be funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Australia under a six-years Outer Islands Renewable Energy Project, costing $6.8million.
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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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Tuesday 21 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first solar farm "Maama Mai" or "Let there be light" began operation on August 20, and customers should see a reduction in the price of electricity on their first power bill in September.
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Thursday 26 July 2012
Hunga, Tonga
The installation of new solar power systems for over 500 homes in 11 remote islands communities in Vava'u and small islands off Tongatapu, began with an official groundbreaking ceremony at Hunga Island, on July 24, at the start of an $11 million renewable energy project funded by the Government of Japan for the people of Tonga.
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Friday 29 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first Solar Farm, built at a cost of TOP $12 million is expected to be officially opened on July 24, according to Tonga Power Ltd.
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Tuesday 24 April 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
FROM OUR ARCHIVES, 24 April 2012. Two Tongan grandmothers who attended India's Barefoot College last year, have returned home with new skills ready to start installing new solar panels to provide electricity in under-privileged homes in their swampland community of 'Isileli. FROM OUR ARCHIVES, 24 April 2012.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
THE world's largest solar powered boat, the MSRANOR Planetsolar was an impressive sight as it smoothly sailed into the Nuku'alofa harbour on April 29, during its first ever-solar boat expedition around the world.
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Tuesday 11 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan has today committed a total of $38 million pa'anga to Tonga, for construction that includes a new Outpatient Department, Dental Unit and Nursing School, and solar power for Vaiola Hospital in Tongatapu.
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Sunday 26 July 2009
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Many thanks to Mr. Peter Goldstern (Solar power...21 July, 2009) for his technical advice, and innovative ideas for renewable energy sources for Tonga's future. -Sione A. Mokofisi
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