With the cost of the most efficient diesel plant being 23 U.S. cents per unit, the Govt of Maldives is focusing on installing solar power plants which generates power at half the cost of diesel plants per unit. A recent tender has been issued by the Govt to install 21 MW of solar power plant. Besides, solar power the country is putting efforts to tap wave energy and waste-to-energy, with a target to set-up  renewable energy capacity of 85 MW by 2023. Read more