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Tuvalu awards contract for solar power plants

Monday 20 Apr 15 1:00pm

Solarcity and Infratec Renewables have been awarded a $780,000 contract to build 170kW of solar photovoltaic arrays across two government-owned buildings in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

The project will deliver 5 per cent of the islandís energy requirements, and will lead to the reduction in 62,000 litres of diesel imports every year, saving the nation more than $2 million across the lifetime of the system.

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