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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.





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