14 Oct 2010

ASPA receives grants of over 3 million US dollars

11:26 am on 14 October 2010

American Samoa's Power Authority has received grants of over three million US dollars from the federal government to help the utility's recovery from the 2009 earthquake and tsunami.

One grant allows ASPA to cut its charges in communities where fuel cannot be delivered by surface transportation.

The other grant will create energy out of waste and will help cut the cost of power generation, which completely reliant on diesel fuel.