The Completion of 170 kW Solar PV Array in Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Sep16

The Completion of 170 kW Solar PV Array in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

Infratec Renewables and solarcity have completed the installation of a 170 kW solar photovoltaic array on two government buildings in Funafuti, the capital of the tiny Pacific nation of Tuvalu. The 648 solar panels will deliver 5% of the island’s electricity requirements and reduce Tuvalu’s dependence on diesel by up to 62,000 liters. “Diesel generators are the main source of electricity generation for Tuvalu which...

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World Bank Provides Grant for Tuvalu’s Renewable Energy Goals.
Jun09

World Bank Provides Grant for Tuvalu’s Renewable Energy Goals.

The World Bank has approved a $7 million grant to support Tuvalu’s renewable energy and efficiency goals. The grant will be going towards the Tuvalu Energy Sector Development Project, which will support the country’s goals of 100 percent renewable energy and 30 percent efficiency improvements by 2020. Tuvalu E.S.D.P. will achieve this goal by reducing reliance on imported fuel for electricity generation and instead investing in...

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