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Monday 23 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new petroleum prices for January to February have decreased effective from 18 January, 2023, the Tonga Competent Authority announced.
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Saturday 17 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The prices for diesel and kerosene will decrease significantly except for petrol which continues to increase, starting from Monday, 19 December.
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Thursday 8 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI commissioned Tonga’s new 6.9MW solar power plant at Fualu on 7 December, which will assist Government's plans to reduce the country's reliance on imported fossil fuels. The Sunergise Tongatapu Solar Plant is the largest of its kind in the South Pacific
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Wednesday 16 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In Tonga, the price for petroleum will change, starting from Friday, 18 November, 2022.
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Monday 31 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI is expected to deliver Tonga’s Statement at the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt in November.
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Friday 28 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The integrity of Tonga's smart meters is being reviewed in response to increases in power bills reported after the Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha'apai volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunamis.
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Tuesday 25 October 2022

Tofoa, Tongatapu
Tonga’s first large scale battery systems, the largest in the South Pacific region was commissioned on 25 October at Matatoa, Tofoa, and will contribute to the country's transition to renewable energy.
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Monday 17 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In Tonga, the price for petroleum will slightly increase staring from tomorrow, 18 October, 2022. The Competent Authority (TCA) approved the new retail petroleum prices for October – November. The Government’s subsidy of 20 seniti has ceased after it had been extended for the past three and a half months.
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Tuesday 20 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In Tonga, the price for petroleum has decreased starting from yesterday,19 September, 2022. The Competent Authority (TCA) approved the new retail petroleum prices for September – October. Government has extended a subsidy of 20 seniti for three and a half months.
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Thursday 15 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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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Wednesday 17 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In Tonga, the price for petroleum will decrease starting from Thursday, 18 August, 2022.
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Thursday 30 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A revised petroleum price will take effect starting on Friday, 1 July for three-months, as the Tonga Competent Authority applies the government's 20 seniti per litre subsidy all petroleum products, except for power diesel.
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Wednesday 29 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Government will subsidize the petrol price increase, starting on 1 July to ease its impact on households.The Prime Minister's Office said historical new highs of local fuel prices, are due to the continuous global surge in energy prices.
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Monday 27 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In Tonga, petrol, diesel and kerosene prices have reached their highest prices to date with new rates effective from Monday, 20 June for a month. Petrol is $4.28 per litre and diesel $4.35 per litre, while kerosene is $3.35 per litre. The surge in petroleum prices will increase the electricity tariff from 1July, on top of already increasing food prices.
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Friday 20 May 2022
generator

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crucial generator parts are expected to arrive from Germany tomorrow, Saturday. Tonga Power Ltd. has been waiting for the parts needed to fix two electrical generators that went down, forcing some load shedding or rolling power cuts on Tongatapu at peak times since the beginning of May. After repairs, power generation should be back to normal in mid-June.
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Monday 16 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In Tonga, the price of petrol will decrease, while kerosene and diesel increases start from Wednesday, 18 May.
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Wednesday 23 March 2022
I am Finished

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
If essential non-government services run out of petrol this week, it's just too bad – no fuel refills are allowed until Tonga's hard lockdown ends on Saturday morning. Only vehicles with a "P' number plate may refill at designated bowsers.
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Wednesday 16 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, kerosene, and diesel is set to increase starting on Friday, March 18, as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority. The wholesale price for petrol, kerosene and diesel will increase by 23.18 seniti/litre, 19.36 seniti/litre and 21.36 seniti/litre, respectively.
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Monday 20 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The prices for petrol, diesel and kerosene decreased slightly, starting today Monday, December 20.
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