Gallery: Solar Energy Powering Reconstruction Efforts in Haiti

 

The humanitarian emergency in Haiti has resulted in a complete loss of the country’s power infrastructure. To bring it back, a host of companies and aid agencies are using the most plentiful resource on the planet to begin powering one of the biggest reconstruction efforts the world has ever seen: Solar power.

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  1. adricom April 29, 2011 at 6:31 am

    Solar Lighting in Haiti- ADRICOM (Agency for Development and Innovation of Commercial Resources) supports foreign enterprises in exploring investment opportunities in Special Markets.

  2. CivitasEnergy September 29, 2010 at 10:47 am

    Wow, that is great the way so many companies are willing to help out!

    I understand it is still very early in the rebuilding process, but distributed power and water systems are just what Haiti needs to get back on its feet while the infrastructure is rebuilt. I have also heard that attention has been paid to efficiency. Hopefully in due time, Haiti will emerge far stronger than it was before the disaster.

    Keep up the great work.
    http://CivitasEnergy.com

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  4. ktvelez January 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    Hello,
    Thank you for the useful information you hae provided here and the incredible work you are doing in my country.
    We have established an online group devoted to rebuilding Haiti. A subgroup is dedicated to Solar,Wing and Wave power. We would like to speak with you or at least get your insight on how we can not only provide Haiti with an interim solution but a new way of providing the island with green energy. Jobs to manuafacture the panels etc in Haiti itself. Haiti can be a source of green energy production to other caribbean islands.

    Please join us at New Haiti Project / Our group is Called Solar Wind and Wave Power.

    We look forward to working with you.
    Katty (Depeine) Velez
    732-789-9935

  5. markbehnke January 28, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    George, please come over to

    http://newhaitiproject.ning.com/

    We need you!

  6. chicagosolar January 21, 2010 at 7:00 pm

    Hi, My name is George Lobo and a Haitian American. . I own a PV installation company in Chicago. I would like to get involve in the reconstruction of Haiti. If anyone knows how my company can be a part of the reconstruction, please let me know.

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