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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....