28 Jun '15, 12pm

This tiny island nation is doing something incredible!

Hopefully Tokelau’s transformation will the first of many Pacific islands in the region. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has often reported that Pacific Island countries are among the most petroleum-dependent nations and territories in the world. However the solar power system will enable Tokelau to save over 12,000 tonnes of CO2 during its operation. During emergency periods and times of prolonged cloud cover, the generators will run on coconut oil and simultaneously recharge the battery bank.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/south-pacific-island-of-tokelau-is-t...

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