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King Commissions Tonga’s Largest Solar Farm

The “ Matatoa Solar Farm – Tonga’s Largest Solar Facility” commissioning ceremony was held today at Tofoa. Officiated by His Majesty, King Tupou VI, the commissioning marked a new milestone in private sector investment in the development of renewable energy generation in Tonga. The project is the first large scale Independent Power Producer facility to be installed in the Kingdom.

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Maate Ma'a Tonga Visit Primary Schools


As part of their community engagement programs, the Mate Ma’a Tonga today visited various primary schools in Tongatapu. Four “cool” Mate Ma’a Tonga guys made the school student’s day at Puke Primary School. Siua Taukei’aho, ‘Ata Hingano, Daniel Tupou and Tevita Pangai visited the young fans today where they delivered words of encouragement to the students and distributed jerseys, rugby water bottles, books and hats amongst other gifts.

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Energy Minister Admires Solar Farm During Visit


China based Zhuhai Singyes Green Building Company Ltd, one of Asia’s leading solar energy companies, welcomed the Minister of MEIDECC who is also the Minister for Public Enterprises, Hon. Poasi Tei to the solar facility in Tofoa for a guided tour of the first project to be installed by an Independent Power Producer in Tonga.

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Line Mechanics Receive NZQA Level 4 Certificates

Sixteen line mechanics currently working under the Tonga Village Network Upgrade Project have successfully completed their New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply. The training is supported by the New Zealand funded Tonga Village Network Upgrade Programme, which is helping to upgrade the electricity network in 50 villages in Tongatapu.

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Honorable Sovaleni Launches First Solar Power Plant in ‘Eua

The Huelo ‘o e Funga Fonua solar facility was officially commissioned today by the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni at a ceremony held at ‘Ohonua, ‘Eua.The commissioning ceremony comes after five months of construction since the preliminary site works began in August 2016.

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Rooftop Solar Panels Help Vava’u Hospital Save On Power Bills

In October 2016, a contract agreement was signed between HE Gerard Tiedemann, Ambassador for the Federal Republic of Germany to Tonga and the Ministry of Health for the supply and installation of a 20KW solar system at the hospital.

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ELECTRICITY TARIFF DECREASE EFFECTIVE FROM 1ST JULY 2017

Since the last Electricity Tariff adjustment came into effect on the 1st April 2017, the landed
cost of diesel used by Tonga Power Ltd to generate electricity has decreased by 5.57 seniti
(4.08%) per litre.

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HAÁPAI, THE FIRST TO REACH 50% RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION

The HA MASANI Solar Facility was officially commissioned by the Australian High
Commissioner to Tonga, His Excellency Andrew Ford at a ceremony held at Pangai, Ha’apai on Thursday, June 15th 2017

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