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Upolu Wind Power Project (PIN)

The project will build and operate seven 275 kW grid-corrected wind turbines on the Upolu Island.

Project Idea Note (PIN)

Detailed Project Description

    The project entails installation of seven 275 kW wind turbines connected to the grid. The project will generate 3,626 MWh annually which otherwise would have been generated by diesel generators. The turbines will be sited at Afulio in the Upolu Island.

    Project facts

    Country:  Samoa

    Project Type:  Grid-correct electricity generation from wind power

    Project size:  Micro-scale

    CERs/Year:  2900 tCO2e/year (20300 tCO2e in the period 2016-2022)

    Contact:  Tile Leia Tuimalealiifano, Electric Power Corporation, Tel: +685 6540, leiat(at)epc(dot)ws

    Status:  Selected by Samoa DNA for PIN development, opportunity study finished.

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