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USF and Flow Foundation builds Solar powered CAP in Sterling Castle
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USF and Flow Foundation builds Solar powered CAP in Sterling Castle

“We are approaching the '300 mark' in terms of number of community access points (cyber cafes) established across the island by the USF and in conducting our audit of these facilities, one of the challenges identified was the high cost of electricity. In some cases, the high energy costs caused centres to reduce their operating hours or even close their doors” Minister of Science Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley in the commissioning of The Link – Sterling Castle, a joint initiative of the Universal Service Fund and the FLOW Foundation Solar can power anything.......even a computer lab. On Wednesday, December 27, 2017, the Ministry of Science Energy and Technology opened the first solar powered community computer laboratory in Sterling Castle, St Andrew, at the Alpine Menn...