25 Apr '13, 12pm

Replacing Diesel with Renewables: Negotiations for a 1-MW Wave Project at Tongatapu

Replacing Diesel with Renewables: Negotiations for a 1-MW Wave Project at Tongatapu

One such company is Auckland-based firm ARGOenvironmental which already has a long history of South Pacific environmental assessment and permitting work for South Pacific marine projects including the tidal project in New Zealand’s Kaipara Harbour and a wave project in the Chatham Islands. Leveraging that background, which gives them a leg up in identifying potential sites, they are now working on developing their own projects. Feasible Resource ARGOenvironmental is now negotiating a power purchase agreement for a 1 MW wave generation project at Tongatapu with the Kingdom of Tonga, one of the larger of the Pacific Island markets for renewables. “We've already done a full pre-feasibility assessment which shows its feasible. Metocean Solutions - who do wave energy modelling routinely - identified there is a resource there in Tonga for Tongatapu on the southern coast,” says L...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2013...

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