Gallery: PIH’s Solar-Powered Mirebalais Hospital Opens in Haiti, Mergin...

 
In an area where power outages last for an average of 3 hours each day, the sun is a more reliable and cost-effective energy source. The array of 1800 solar panels on the hospital’s roof produces up to 140 megawatt hours of electricity on a bright day. That is more than 100% of HUM’s daily energy requirements, allowing the excess amount to be fed into Haiti’s severely inadequate national power grid.

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3 Comments

  1. Meghan Maupin June 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    Hi IngKID,
    If you notice, the article reads “Central Haiti’s first-ever teaching hospital…”

    Thanks,
    Meghan Maupin

  2. meghanmaupin June 11, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    Hi IngKID,
    If you notice, the article reads \”Central Haiti\’s first-ever teaching hospital…\”

    Thanks,
    Meghan Maupin

  3. IngKID May 25, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    please review the facts, it is the first teaching hospital in this particular region but it is not the first teaching hospital in the country

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