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Making Affordable Electricity Available to Solomon Islanders

June 20, 2017

The Solomon Islands, in the heart of the Pacific, relies on expensive imported fuel for nearly 100% of its electricity. It has some of the highest energy costs in the world, and one of the lowest rates of connection in the world; just 9% of Solomon Islanders are connected to the electricity grid. This is the story of Melody and James, who live in the Kobito 2 community in Honiara, the Solomon Islands capital.