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Photovoltaic Plant in Vava’u Island (PIN)

The project will build a photovoltaic plant. The electricity generated will be supplied to the grid.

Project Idea Note (PIN)

Detailed Project Description

    Description: 
    The project will build a 500kW PV plant near the Taumu’aloto Power Station. The electricity generated will be supplied to the the transmission lines closeby. the expected annual energy output is 695MWh, saving 180,990L diesel and providing 13.8% of Vava’u’s annual electricity supply. The PV plant wil produce 695MWh/year, saving 180,990L/year of diesel and providing 13.8% of Vava’u’s annual electricity supply.

    Project facts

    Country:  Tonga

    Project Type:  Renewable energy – solar PV

    Project size:  Small scale

    CERs/Year:  531 tCO2e/year (5,310 tCO2e in the period 2014-2023)

    Contact:  Serene Serhan, +971 2 653 6017 / 800-MASDAR (800-627327)

    Status:  Feasibility Study finished




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