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[caption id="attachment_16675" align="alignleft" width="150"] Teiiti Nia[/caption] TAU assistant engineer Teiiti Nia is one of 18 participants from 14 Pacific island countries who are in Korea undergoing training in renewable energy development and management. The training is being conducted by the Korean Institute for Energy Research in Daejeon...

[caption id="attachment_16655" align="alignleft" width="150"] Michael and Tei Nia and the kids on graduation day[/caption]  As Te Aponga Uira focuses on changes in the electricity industry, the company welcomes a familiar face and new university graduate Teiiti Nia. This year the 28 year old assistant engineer completed a...

Te Aponga Uira is banking on sustainable energy to drive its business. This commitment is reflected by the 16% contribution that renewable generation currently makes to the Rarotonga electricity supply.  By 2018, TAU expects this proportion to reach 40% as more solar panel connections sprout on...

Careful steps are being taken to optimise existing power system assets as well as new investments in generation, storage, grid stability and customer control assets.   In November 2016 TAU will release its Stage 2:  Rarotonga Renewable Energy Implementation Plan by 2020 and Beyond outlining its Investment...

[caption id="attachment_16600" align="alignleft" width="150"] Charles Koronui[/caption] Staff of Te Aponga said good bye to departing generation manager Charles Koronui at a lunchtime barbecue, before his last day on the job Thursday 7 July.   Koronui, who joined Te Aponga in 2011, was praised by TAU CEO Apii Timoti...

Three new generators have taken over the supply of power to the island of Rarotonga. As a result, the local electricity company, Te Aponga Uira, has shut down all its old generators and will run them only as back up. The three new generators for Rarotonga are high-speed...

In readiness for the cyclone season which begins in November, the TAU cyclone committee has reactivated its regular fortnightly meetings. Much of the initial focus has been on the readiness of the Avatiu Power station to withstand a cyclone striking Rarotonga.  The station representative is pleased...