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In pictures: Papua gets connected
Electricity supply

One of the key problems in building the station was the lack of power.

This is an area where most people live in traditional thatch huts, and rely on wood fires to keep warm and cook food.

The team behind the project decided the only solution was to build a mini-hydro-electric dam to power the station.

There was enough electricity left over to channel some to the school, the church and the more modern houses of several local leaders.

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