Photovoltaic pilot project

  • Executing agency: UN/DESA Division for Sustainable Development
  • Senior advisor: Mr. Jayarao Gururaja
  • Start date: 1 April 1997
  • Total budget: USD 81,280

To demonstrate the use of solar PV to provide lighting to remote communities and in situations otherwise difficult to reach with mains electricity the project will install PV lighting in four locations: (i) Buton Village School/Community Center; (ii) National Trust Campsite; (iii) Pigion Island—Illumination of Fort Rodney Historic Site (NT); and (iv) Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, Castries. Training fellowship at a vendor’s factory and training programme by the vendor are also planned.