Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 2:01 AM on Sunday 21 September

/ Front page / News

Investors tour area

Jone Kalouniviti
Wednesday, April 02, 2014

A GROUP of Australian investors is touring the Nadarivatu area this week to look into the possibility of investing in mini-hydro projects.

Roko Tui Colo Joji Banuve said yesterday discussions were continuing and the fact-finding mission would take a week.

"They are interested in funding a project which will see them partner with the landowners," said Mr Banuve.

"This has come at the right time when we are looking at avenues to help generate sustainable income from the resources we already have like water."

He said the project was appealing because it was environmentally-friendly.

He added it was highly likely a deal would be sealed with the Fiji Electricity Authority on the supply of power.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fiji First in strong lead: Fiji Elections
  2. ENDORSED
  3. General Election results: Round 14
  4. General Election results: Round 15
  5. Pre-poll ballot count completed: Fiji Elections
  6. 1st sitting of Parliament soon
  7. Fiji elections a welcome turning point: Commonwealth
  8. Fans stabbed
  9. Bainimarama leads candidate tally
  10. General Election results: Round 13

Top Stories this Week

  1. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent Thursday (18 Sep)
  2. Searching for answers Monday (15 Sep)
  3. Girl, 12, murdered Monday (15 Sep)
  4. Parties reject result Friday (19 Sep)
  5. Shocked and disgusted Monday (15 Sep)
  6. Leader of the pack Thursday (18 Sep)
  7. No stop Friday (19 Sep)
  8. FijiFirst leads Thursday (18 Sep)
  9. No $20m ransom Tuesday (16 Sep)
  10. Elections supervisor to announce final results Friday (19 Sep)