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Installation of Solar Measurement Stations under ESMAP Renewable Energy Resource Mapping project

09 December 2015 : 14:02

Under the Phase 2 of the project “Renewable Energy Resource Mapping for the Republic of Maldives” Solar measurement station was installed at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on 8th December 2015.

The objectives of this solar component of the project is to deliver high quality solar resource data that are needed for validation of solar resource and meteorological models, focus on reducing uncertainty of the models, build a network of solar measuring stations and to implement a long-term sustainable solar resource monitoring program as one of support mechanisms for development and operation of solar power infrastructure in Maldives.

In addition to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Solar Measurement Stations will be installed at HDh. Hanimaadhoo, L. Kadhdhoo and S. Gan Airports under the project.