Road to Renewables: Maldives transitions to a greener power sector

Renewable energy accounts for only 4 per cent of the total energy portfolio of the Maldives. However, due to the abundance of renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and ocean, there is immense potential for further developing renewable energy in the country. As per the Asian Development Bank (ADB), solar radiation in the Maldives is roughly 1,200 kWh per square metre per annum. Several solar projects in the country are now under way.

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