While photovoltaic generated electricity remains controversial politically in some parts of the world, for the territory of Tokelau, it will provide a cost-effective and environmentally sound solution for the entire territory in the coming months.
Tokelau comprises of three atolls in the South Pacific. Photovoltaic arrays have currently been installed to one island and the installation of another two photovoltaic systems will be complete by October. 4032 modules, 392 inverters and 1344 batteries will provide electricity supply for the island. The first system on the atoll Fakaofo will be switched on in two weeks.
Joy Hughes, Founder, Solar Gardens Institute http://www.solargardens.org
CEO, Solar Panel Hosting LLC http://www.solarpanelhosting.com
Sunday, August 5, 2012
PV Magazine: Tokelau: World’s first 100 percent photovoltaic territory
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