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Tokelau solar project turned on

posted Aug 12, 2012, 3:10 AM by ema-1 ema-1
"Tokelau is made up of three atolls - Fakaofo, Nukunonu and Atafu - with Fakaofo the first to become fully solar powered this week. Powersmart director Mike Bassett-Smith said the project would allow Tokelau to become the first wholly solar-powered nation on earth. "This system is among the largest off-grid solar power systems in the world and the largest solar system being installed the South Pacific." After turning on the first system on Fakaofo, construction work would now begin on the second atoll"