Solar in Haiti: Only one in three of the approximately 11 million people in Haiti has access to electricity. Agricultural entrepreneur and incumbent President Jovenel Moïse wants to electrify the entire country within 24 months, focusing on renewable sources of energy. While experts see the project as particularly ambitious, a range of small and large initiatives in the field of solar energy are rapidly springing up in Haiti.
An aid cooperative formed by German organization NPH and the U.S.-based St. Luke’s Foundation funded the development of a 500 kW PV-powered microgrid in Haiti. It is the largest such system in the Caribbean.
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