Haiti Electricity: Taiwan and Haiti to sign agreement to build Port-au-Prince power grid by year end

Taiwan news site reports... Taiwan and Haiti are expected to sign an agreement by the end of this year for the construction of a power grid in Port-au-Prince to alleviate the country's energy supply problems, a high-level government Taiwanese official said.

Haitian President Jovenel Moise visits an electrical substation in Tabarre
Haitian President Jovenel Moise visits an electrical substation in Tabarre

According to the , This electricity project is one of the initiatives being discussed by a bilateral high-level task force that was established to draft new terms of cooperation in accordance with a consensus reached between President Tsai Ing-wen and Haitian President Jovenel Moise during his visit to Taiwan in May.

It's been reported, the project to construct the Port-au-Prince Haiti power grid would cost US$146.98 million.

The Taiwanese official tole the Taipei Time the project will be financed by a development assistance loan from a Taiwan bank to the the Haitian Government, it will be contracted to a Taiwanese construction firm and it will take at lease two years to build.

President Jovenel Moise promised electricity 24/7 in Haiti and, it seems, he is still going forward with the plan.

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Joel Monuma says...

Great news, please keep up the good

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