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South Pacific Island Finally Runs On Solar Power

The tropical island of Ta’u has gone an extra mile by getting rid of diesel fuel as its primary source of energy for powering homes and business premises and made full use of the South Pacific scorching sun.

With more than 5000 solar panels and another 60 Tesla power packs in place, the small South Pacific Island in America Samoa now boasts of efficient electricity supply. Despite having made it through, the process was full of ups and downs.

Lying about 4000 miles away from the West Coast of the United States, this tiny island of Tau has relied on over 100, 000 gallons of diesel for survival.… Read More