Fiji Time: 10:40 AM on Sunday 31 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Solar for families

Repeka Nasiko
Saturday, July 26, 2014

A TOTAL of 403 households were installed with solar panels in the Western Division last year and seven communities from the region were successfully supplied with electricity under the rural electrification scheme.

According to the 2013 Capital Program and Project Achievement Report of major developments in the Western Division, the solar panels were installed in residential properties located in the Yasawa, Malolo, Mataso and Navosa regions.

The report stated that Toge Village, Navala Village of Ba and Malawai settlement of Nadi were among the rural communities that joined the Fiji Electricity Authority national grid last year.

The final report from the Commissioner Western's office also stated that a total of 67 individuals from across the Western Division were part of the minor applicants who also joined the rural electrification scheme.

Meanwhile, a total of $24,576 was paid to FEA to supply electricity to the Cuvu Health Centre in Sigatoka upon the successful completion of phase one of the project.

The report highlighted that a budgetary allocation of $700,000 was used to complete the project.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64150.6225
JPY 51.982948.9829
GBP 0.36900.3610
EUR 0.44000.4280
NZD 0.69550.6625
AUD 0.65310.6281
USD 0.48960.4726

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Early morning tragedy claims a life, another hospitalised
  2. Couple retires after 70 years
  3. QVS teams dominate Deans Trophy semi-final clashes
  4. $700m bill
  5. Long wait finally over
  6. Giteau, Fijian duo in Wallabies squad
  7. Akbar: Cards on hold
  8. Westerners dominate
  9. 'Passion for our jobs'
  10. 'Dream team' after U18 title

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  2. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  3. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Mum rises above limits Wednesday (27 Jul)
  5. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  6. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)
  7. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  8. Alarm over 'illegal' property purchases Tuesday (26 Jul)
  9. Chilling out in Chile Thursday (28 Jul)
  10. Family legacy lives on Monday (25 Jul)