28 Aug 2017

New Solomons' USP campus to be powered by solar

10:42 am on 28 August 2017

The University of the South Pacific's new campus in Solomon Islands will draw 75 percent of its electricity from solar panels.

Solar panel

Photo: AFP

The new campus will include classrooms, an ICT studio and science laboratories, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as technical and vocational training.

About 4000 students enrolled at the USP's old campus in the Solomons, in 2015.

The new campus will accommodate a further 1200 students.