Kiribati Solar System Feeding Into Grid.
Jun05

Kiribati Solar System Feeding Into Grid.

Kiribati has installed a solar power system that will feed into the South Tarawa electricity grid in Bikenibeu. Supported by the Pacific Environment Community Fund, the installation is the first time a solar link has been made to the Kiribati power grid. The system will account for nearly four percent of the electricity needs of the Kiribati Public Utilities Board. It is expected to save in diesel oil costs of about a quarter of a...

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Kiribati To Promote New Solar Water Disinfection Method.
Jun05

Kiribati To Promote New Solar Water Disinfection Method.

A new solar water disinfection method is being promoted in Kiribati that authorities hope will improve health and cure diarrhea diseases. It involves heating plastic water bottles on corrugated iron. SODIS is a simple, low cost method to disinfect contaminated drinking water involving the heating of plastic water bottles on corrugated iron. In Kiribati, water-borne diseases are a major concern, with the nation having the highest child...

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