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Tuesday, March 25, 2003
BP Solar supplies 4000 solar systems for rural telecommunications (Nov 15, 2002)
: "The Export-Import Bank of the United States, an independent federal government agency, has confirmed the financing with a US$2.4 million medium-term loan of a telecommunications project in Peru using BP Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. ALLFIRST bank will act as intermediary in this operation. With this project, known as Fitel, 4,000 PV systems (approximately 580 kW) will be provided by BP Solar Latin America. This will enable remote community centers that currently lack access to the electricity grid to conduct voice and data transmissions, which may include telephone, fax and internet services. .. The installation of this rural telecommunication system in Peru will benefit close to 3,000,000 people (ca. 10% of the current population of the country), providing them with telecom access and connection. " 12:36:19 PM
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