In an effort to cut reliance on diesel power generation, the Honduran island of Roatan is to build an $84m 18.5 MW solar power project.
The PV farm, to be built by US company Onyx Service & Solutions, will use more than 65,000 280 W panels to generate an expected 18.5 MW, and will take nine months to construct.
Roatan, which has a large American population and is a popular tourist destination, currently relies entirely on diesel-produced electricity. But rising fuel costs have made the island’s administration look for alternatives. Solar power has been identified as an ideal solution due to the sunny climate.
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