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Energy Sources in Haiti

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.

Haiti Electricity - First Renewable Energy Network Inaugurated in Les Anglais, South Haiti

Haiti Renewable Energy Update -- A new alternative electricity micro distribution network has just been inaugurated in the town of Les Anglais, Sud Haiti, providing 430 households with access forto electricity fir the first time...

Haiti Gas Prices Drops to 195 Gourdes following Public transport strike

Haiti gas prices dropped from 215 gourdes down to 200 gourdes Monday following strike by Haiti public transportation and tap-tap drivers over high gas prices which paralyzed public transport in the country Monday... Gas prices in Haiti are expected to drop to 195 Gourdes by Friday...

Will Haitians Ever STOP using Charcoal as a Cooking Fuel?

When I returned in Haiti almost three years ago, the very first decision I made was to BAN the use of charcoal (Charbon de Bois) from my house... No more chabon, not even for ironing clothes... So far, it's been successful in my house BUT... Can Haitians Ever DETACH themselves from charcoal as cooking fuel?

Haiti Energy - Petite-Riviere de Nippes Now has Eletricity...

Good news for residents (and the Diaspora) from Petite-Rivière de Nippes, the town now has electricity... Wi pitit... Ti Rivyè de Nip gen KOURAN... LOL... I just read the news that all the work has been completed to electrify the town of Petite-Rivière de Nippes.

Matant Mwen di Fok li gen chabon la rekonesans!

Matant mwen sot di-m: "Le-m tounen Haiti, fok mwen genyen yon ti resho chabon kamenm... LOL..."

Haiti - Environment: The High Cost of Renewable Energy

Last week, I wrote an article about renewable energy to power rural Haiti. Since then, I've been curious to know how much it actually costs to implement renewable energy in Haiti.

Haiti - Environment: Renewable Energy To Power Rural Haiti

Haiti has plenty of sunlight... So why not use that sunlight as a renewable energy source to provide sustainable energy to electrify rural communities in Haiti?

Coming Soon: Cheap solar chargers for Haiti schools Laptops

In Haiti, a laptop is just a door stopper unless you have electricity to recharge it. 11 students at the Chicago Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) want to change that....

Messages and comments from our readers...

RE: An nou fè diskisyon sa a en kréol men-m ké mwen... tout kote Nan monde lan jodia fini abomine menm jan...

Haiti has Deposits of Gold and Copper and a whole lot MORE, experts say :: tout kote Nan monde lan jodia fini abomine menm jan avek sodome e gomorrhe.En Haïti petionville se li ki sodome et gomorrhe avek toutes sortes...

The Haitian Christian community portrays Compas music as the devil's music, Why? I also would like to understand why the Haitian...

Haiti - Compas Music vs Religion : Why do Haitian musicians abandon Compas Music when they convert into Christianity? :: I also would like to understand why the Haitian Christian community portrays Compas music as the devil's music? For one, God is the one who bestowed...

Teach me everything you learned in college, I will start a business and hire you My cousin had a friend in Winder, GA who once told me...

My Friends are USING Me - Is being a nice person stressing you out? :: My cousin had a friend in Winder, GA who once told me that the friend insisted that my cousin teaches him everything he learned in college...

Haitian Photo Stories...

Ambyans Tet Dwat - Haitian Heroes Outfit Ambyans Tet Dwat - Haitian Heroes Outfit

A group of Haitian artists dress in Haitian Heroes outfit for a Carnival video.

PHOTO: Haiti - La Police Mobilize PHOTO: Haiti - La Police Mobilize

Gade photo saa... Haiti Elections Day, 25 Octobre 2015, La Police National la Mobilize nan tout peyi a pou jounen Electoral la byen pase.....

PHOTO: Haitians with TPS fleeing the U.S. across the border to Canada PHOTO: Haitians with TPS fleeing the U.S. across the border to Canada

Look at this photo... Haitians with TPS are really afraid they're going to get deported back to Haiti. Many of them are streaming across the U.S...