With solar power on, Tonga still awaiting price drop


Civil society groups in Tonga say people are still waiting for cheaper power rates after a 7,000-panel solar farm was installed on Tongatapu more than a year ago.

Tonga relies on expensive diesel generators for power but by 2020, the government plans to supply half of its energy from renewable sources to lower electricity prices.

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