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Tonga pilots solar street lighting

Tonga pilots solar street lighting

Updated 31 January 2013, 9:52 AEDT

The cost of energy is on the rise increase in parts of the Pacific.

Millions of litres of diesel is burned each year to keep the lights on in places like Tonga. A new project is trying to reduce the costs of electricity, with the test of solar street lighting.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: John Van Brink, CEO of Tonga Power

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