The nation Cook Islands is determined to receive 50% of the energy requirement through solar energy. The nation aims to preserve the environment in its purest form. Most of the workings of the nation will depend on resources that can be recycled.
The nation is an attractive tourist spot for those who want to live in peace, far from the hustle and bustle of the city. The nation is collaboration of 15 volcanic and coral islands spread in an area of 2 million square-kilometers, right at the centre of Pacific Ocean.
Prime Minister Henry Puna revealed that the Government intends to make the entire working of the nation depended on solar and wind power. In order to do so, the Government has outlined a project, which can fulfill the target by 2020.
The Government is looking forward to establish wind-power project in Rarotonga, one of the main islands among all and the solar plant will be established in Aitutaki and Rakahanga. The centers that will supervise the wind power and plant will be situated in Atiu and Mauke.
Whereas, the solar plant controlling centers will be at Pukapuka, Nassau, and Suwarrow and Manihiki islands. At the moment, the nation is financially not that sound enough to carry out the projects, but it really wants to protect the environment.
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