UNSW students' vanuatu
solar energy project
UNSW Énergie renouvelable Vanuatu
Our project addresses basic communications and lighting needs for health and education in remote villages, using solar electricity.
Medical and communication services, already only patchily available in remote villages, were damaged by Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam, in March 2015. Ironically, these services are increasingly required in and following natural disasters. Injured people and imminent mothers cannot easily reach support services if and when needed and even if support workers are available, darkness can prevent them from being as useful as they could be......