Infratec Limited is to deliver another Asian Development Bank (ADB) project in the Cook Islands. This $3.9m project will upgrade the medium and low voltage networks on two islands in the Cook Islands.

The Rocks Station has taken significant steps towards being independent of the electricity grid with the installation of rooftop solar power, battery storage and solar water pumping.

South Canterbury-based NETcon Limited has signed a European Development Fund contract to design, supply and install a HV network, two power stations and a 200kW solar PV system on Kiritimati Island in the Republic of Kiribati.

Timaru-based company Infratec​ has been recognised as one of the leading enterprises in Canterbury.

South Canterbury-based NETcon Limited has signed an Asian Development Bank contract to supply solar/ battery hybrid electricity systems in the Cook Islands.

A subsidiary business of community-owned South Canterbury lines company Alpine Energy has been recognised among Canterbury's leading exporters.

New Zealand firm Infratec Limited, a leader in the generation, transmission and distribution of renewable power and alternative fuels, has entered into a strategic alliance with Perth-based company EMC Solar Construction.

AEL New Technology

Alpine Energy is about to embark on a project to better understand the impact of battery storage technology on its own business and that of its end users. The long-term trial will be undertaken by Alpine Energy in partnership with local renewable energy specialists, Infratec Ltd.

Infratec and solarcity have completed the installation of a 170kW solar array on two government buildings in Funafuti, the capital of the tiny Pacific nation of Tuvalu. The 648 solar panels will deliver 5% of the island’s electricity requirements reducing diesel imports by 62,000 litres every year and saving the nation over $2 million across the lifetime of the system.

Bamyan Milestone

The Bamyan Renewable Energy Project (BREP) has exceeded its goal of 2,490 customer connections with this weeks’ connection of the Bamyan New City 400kW solar PV array to the Bamyan Bazaar. This extension supplies an additional 320 customers with electricity, bring the total number of connected customers to 2500.

Infratec and solarcity today announced that they have been awarded a $780k contract to build a total of 170kW of solar photovoltaic arrays across two Government owned buildings in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

On Wednesday 15th October 2014, the 960kW ‘Te Mana o Te Ra’ solar farm was switched on by Cook Islands’ Prime Minister Henry Puna and New Zealand High Commissioner Joanna Kempkers. At a ceremony held between the rows of solar panels that have been installed at Rarotonga International Airport, Prime Minister Henry Puna spoke of his Government’s commitment to renewable energy, and how the solar plant contributes to the goal of having the Cook Islands 100 per cent powered by renewable energy by 2020. 

Rarotonga Solar Farm

Infratec has been awarded a $3.3m contract by NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade to build a 960kW solar farm at the Rarotonga Airport for the Government of the Cook Islands. The project has been named “Te Mana o te Ra” or “the power from the sun” by Prime Minister Puna...

Electricity Network Nauru

A $1.8m contract with the Government of Nauru was signed to supply equipment and expertise to rehabilitate the Nauru electricity distribution system. The project was awarded to Infratec following a competitive international tender process, with funding provided by the European Union under the 10th European Development Fund programme.

Pacific Energy Summit

The Infratec team turned up in force to the Pacific Energy Summit on 24-26 March in Auckland, an event co-hosted by the New Zealand Government and the European Union. The aim of the summit was to move Pacific nations closer to achieving 50% of their electricity from renewable energy sources and reduce their reliance on expensive diesel fuel for power generation.

Bamyan Project

Two New Zealand companies have won an $18.6 million government contract to build a sustainable electricity network for people living in the Bamyan province of Afghanistan. Called the Bamyan Renewable Energy Project, it will be funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme with the purpose of leaving behind the “gift” of an off-grid, sustainable power supply to serve 2,490 homes in Bamyan that are currently without electricity.

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