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ECOCARE Maldives welcomes the decision by the Cabinet to invest on solar charged electricity in 29 islands in the Maldives. ECOCARE Maldives supports the Governments endless efforts to invest more on green economy and sustainable development in the country. This shows the Governments commitment to make Maldives a Carbon-Neutral country by 2020.

The Cabinet has agreed to provide 29 small islands in the country, electricity through the more renewable source of solar energy. The Government Gazette reads that:

Small islands with less population in the Maldives which have low quality electricity plants cost a lot compared to the less amount of energy that is being consumed. Therefore it was finalized by the Cabinet to put forward an action plan for a solar energy project. 29 islands are identified where this project will undergo after the process of contract finance followed by the bidding of tender.

The 29 islands are as follows; 

1. Haa Alif atoll Molhadhoo
2. Haa Alif atoll Baarah
3. Haa Alif atoll Thakandhoo
4. Haa Alif atoll Thuraakunu
5. Haa Alif atoll Muraidhoo
6. Haa Dhaal atoll Hirimaradhoo
7. Shaviyani atoll Maaungoodhoo
8. Shaviyani atoll Lhaimagu
9. Shaviyani atoll Noomaraa
10. Noonu atoll Henbadhoo
11. Noonu atoll Foddhoo
12. Noonu atoll Magoodhoo
13. Raa atoll Fainu
14. Raa atoll Inguraidhoo
15. Meemu atoll Dhiggaru
16. Meemu atoll Raiymandhoo
17. Faafu atoll Dharanboodhoo
18. Dhaalu atoll Bandidhoo
19. Dhaalu atoll Maaen’boodhoo
20. Thaa atoll Madifushi
21. Thaa atoll Gaadhihfushi
22. Thaa atoll Buruni
23. Thaa atoll Dhiyamigili 
24. Thaa atoll Thimarafushi
25. Laamu atoll Gaadhoo
26. Laamu atoll Isdhoo
27. Laamu atoll Kunahandhoo
28. Laamu Gan Mathimaradhoo ward 
29. Laamu Gan Mukurimagu road 

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