The small Greek island of Tilos, located between Rhodes and Kos, has a winter population of some 400 which rises to as many as 3,000 people in the summer, putting an impossible strain on its dilapidated power supply. However, later this year when the wind farm on the island is put into operation, the small Greek island will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.
This summer, technicians are conducting the final tests on a renewable replacement system that will be fully rolled out later this year, allowing Tilos to run exclusively on high-tech batteries recharged by a wind turbine and a solar park.
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Tags: electricity, Greece, RES, solar, Tilos, wind