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Week 10 progress update- Nukunonu Atoll (Tokelau)
Week 10 progress update- Nukunonu Atoll (Tokelau)
19 August 2012

Image: Nukunonu array foundation with inverter/battery building and generator shed in background The TREP team landed safely on Nukunonu this week. The boat ride from Fakaofo is only 3 hours but it was an all-day affair with the movement of...

Powersmart switches on the first solar power system in Tokelau
Powersmart switches on the first solar power system in Tokelau
9 August 2012

Image: The installation team on Fakaofo atoll Powersmart has flicked the switch and turned on the first of three solar power systems that will enable Tokelau to become 100% solar powered. The system on Fakaofo Atoll has been under...

Week 9 progress update - Fakaofo Atoll (Tokelau)
Week 9 progress update - Fakaofo Atoll (Tokelau)
9 August 2012

Image: School children at TREP site It has been a very busy past couple weeks here on Tokelau so blog updates have fallen behind. But we are proud to announce that the first system is operational and providing power to the residents of...

Article on stuff.co.nz - Tokelau to shed diesel dependence
Article on stuff.co.nz - Tokelau to shed diesel dependence
3 August 2012

Image: Powersmart Solar director Mike Bassett-Smith By JESS LEE Diesel-dependent Tokelau is still on track to become the first entirely solar-powered places on Earth in a project led by a New Zealand solar company. All three atolls in...

Church draws power from above
Church draws power from above
1 August 2012

Image credit: Gisborne Herald Ariticle one of our systems in The Gisborne Herald. By Anna Ferrick As more and more New Zealanders consider alternative power supplies, a Gisborne church will be praying for sunshine. Saint Mary...

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