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Tuesday 16 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Further increases in the price of petrol, kerosene, diesel and LPG have been approved by the Tonga Competent Authority (TCA) starting on 18 March.
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Wednesday 10 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga‘s CoViD-19 travel restrictions have disrupted national renewable energy targets for the next two years. Getting technical experts into the country to design and commission urgent work is a major problem. It is critical for Tongatapu’s Stablising Battery to be commissioned this month, says a key administrator.
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Friday 26 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The completion of major electricity grid upgrades in two out of five areas under the Nuku'alofa Network Upgrade Project, were marked with an official celebration at the FWC Saione field at Kolomotu’a yesterday, 25 February. The project aims to provide Tongans with safer, reliable, and more resilient power.
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Monday 22 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An environmental study on seabed mining for “polymetallic nodules” - rocks that contain metals needed to build batteries, is underway in the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) of the Pacific between Hawaii and Mexico. The aim is to use the metals to power electric cars. The study is being undertaken by DeepGreen Metals Inc., a Canadian-based seafloor mining developer, which acquired Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML) last year, and has sponsorship from the Tonga government for seabed exploration. By Eleanor Gee.
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Tuesday 16 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petrol, kerosene, and diesel prices have increased for February-March starting today, 16 February, as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority.
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Saturday 30 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new five years Electricity Concession Contract, to secure the supply of electricity to Tonga’s main island groups of Tongatapu, ‘Eua, Ha’apai and Vava’u was signed in Nuku’alofa on 12 January 2021.
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Tuesday 19 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The petroleum prices for January-February continue to increase effective January 18, as approved by Tonga's Competent Authority.
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Wednesday 30 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s aim to reach 50% renewable energy by the end of 2021 may be delayed further as border restrictions due to CoViD-19 continues to hinder projects.
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Wednesday 16 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petroleum and LP gas prices have increased starting today, 16 December, as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority.
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Friday 4 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia has provided AUD$2.885 million towards Tonga’s outer islands solar power project, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to help reduce reliance on diesel for power generation.
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Friday 16 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, kerosene and diesel has decreased starting from today, 16 October, as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority for October – November.
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Monday 5 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four Tonga Power Limited staff directly involved with a petition that allegedly threatened to turn off the power supply to the country, and called for a TPL staff strike on October 2, have been asked to take time off from work while investigations are conducted, according to management today.
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Wednesday 16 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol has increased, while kerosene, diesel and LPG prices have decreased effective today, 16 September.
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Monday 17 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, kerosene, and diesel has increased starting today, 17 August.
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Tuesday 21 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sustainable energy courses will be offered in the first semester of 2021 to support Tonga’s ambitious targets in achieving 70% renewable energy by 2030.
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Wednesday 1 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The duty for fuel has been increased by the Tongan Government by 10 seniti/litre from 65 to 75 seniti/litre, resulting in the rise of petrol and diesel prices starting today 1 July.
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Thursday 21 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 30 registered electrical contractors are attending an electrical safety and compliance workshop in Nuku’alofa this week, as Tonga rebuilds after Tropical Cyclone Harold and also installs new life saving equipment for the Health sector. The two days of training aims to avoid deaths by electrocution and to refresh contractors’ knowledge and provide new skills to ensure a reliable, safe, clean and affordable supply of energy is provided.
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Monday 18 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The prices of petrol, kerosene and diesel have fallen largely in new prices effective on May 18.
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Friday 17 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Additional solar generation and battery storage systems are to be designed and delivered to Vava’u and ‘Eua by mid 2021, assuming there are no long term restrictions due to the CoViD-19 pandemic.
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Thursday 16 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petrol, diesel, and kerosene prices have fallen for the second month in a row after the new prices were approved by the Tonga Competent Authority (TCA) effective today, 16 April.
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