Category «Solar Energy»

Making a Visible Difference in Communities

As a result of ASREC’s Manu’a Islands 100% Renewable Energy Initiative, this outer island group has been chosen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as one of 50 communities to participate in this innovative program. (EPA website, March 2015) Environmental and public health impacts affect people most significantly where they live – at the community …

The Largest Solar Installation for American Samoa

New 1.75-MW system will decrease island’s dependency on diesel-powered generators  PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA (April 10, 2012)—SunWize Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions, recently completed the largest solar installation on the island of American Samoa in the South Pacific. Backed by the United States Department of Energy and the American Samoa Power Authority …

Ofu Solar Hybrid Project for the Manu’a Islands (RFP)

The primary objective of the Ofu Solar Hybrid Project is to establish a sustainable and functional renewable energy system in the village of Ofu, Manu’a. This renewable energy system shall be capable of providing reliable power to both Ofu and Olosega communities, on a 24-hour basis, and meet their domestic and light industrial needs in …

Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Power System Project

solar panels in American Samoa

By AMERICAN SAMOA POWER AUTHORITY  Introduction American Samoa is a group of five inhabited islands and is a US territory located in the South Pacific. It has a population of approximately 55,000, with over 90% of its population residing on the main island of Tutuila. American Samoa has a semi-autonomous utility called the American Samoa …