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Solar Power in Tokelau

Tokelauan island in the water.
Junior journal 57 cover image.

by Iona McNaughton

This report highlights the world-first achievement of Tokelau in using renewable energy sources (solar energy and coconut oil) for all its electricity. It explains why Tokelau decided to switch from using fossil fuels and includes comments from a Tokelau family that illustrate the impact of the change. 

Series: Junior Journal 57, Level 2, 2018

Learning area: English, Science, Social Sciences

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: atolls, climate change, electricity, energy, environment, fossil fuels, Nukunonu, Pacific, power, power stations, renewable energy, solar energy, solar panels, solar power,sun, sunlight, sustainability, Tokelau

In: Junior Journal 57, Level 2, 2018

Publication date: November 2018

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