Tonga Solar Power Plant
Implementing a 500 kW PV Power plant feeding around 695 MWh per year into the grid In the touristic Island of the kingdom of Tonga, Vava’u.
Install 500kWp grid connected Photovoltiac plant in Vava’u island in Tonga
The Project will result in reducing the cost of electricity for consumers in Vava’u and will reduce Tonga’s economical dependency to oil price fluctuations. This is achieved by:
Feeding solar electricity into the grid reducing the cost of electricity to consumers, and
Reducing consumption of 180,000 L/year of diesel.
The Plant fullfills 13 % of the demand of the island.
UN goal(s) and issue(s) addressedCommunity development; Education and training ; Energy
Sustainable Energy for All (SEFA) objectives addressedAccess to Energy; Renewables; Energy Efficiency
Names of committing organisations
|Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company - Masdar||Government|
Country(s) where this commitment will be implemented
TongaNames of additional partners
Abu Dhabi Fund For Development (ADFD)