Solar Energy is a Success in Barbados, Should Haiti Copy Success?

My brother visited Barbados recently and told me almost every house in the island has solar panels on top of it... Bus stations, hospitals, government buildings have solar photovoltaic systems installed.The sun shines in Haiti everyday, yet, everyday we are in the dark.

Solar Energy in Barbados
Solar Energy in Barbados

Back in 2014, there was an article on the Huffington Post saying that tiny Barbados was beating the United States on the road to green energy.

A recent article from a Barbados newspaper mentioned that by the end of this year more public buildings around the island will be outfitted with solar photovoltaic systems.

In Haiti, EDH, the National electric company is a mess but Haiti is very rich in sunshine. Wouldn't it be nice if Haitians were encouraged us that sunshine (Solèy la) to light up the country...

Wait... That's one of the things in President Jovenel agenda right?

What do you think about that?

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Asnath Colson says...

I think it's a fair comparison of the 2 countries that share a lot of similarities.

It's irresponsible when Haitians compare Haiti with the USA. Two totally different

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Philippe says...

Difficult to compare Barbados and Haiti.

Barbados, which I know, must be the size of la Gonave, a rich place thanks to tourism, and southern enough to practically never worry about hurricanes or else.

This doesn't mean that solar energy wouldn't work in Haiti, but Haiti is so much bigger and mountainous.

Sporadically, I would say yes, but this is

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Kreyol Pale says...

Tande sa...

Nan zile La Barbade, preske TOUT kay ak biwo leta genyen panneau solaire sou tet yo...

Haiti gen solèy chak jou, kisa nou ka fè pou copier La

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