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Earth Institute Research Projects

Sustainable Energy in Haiti: Hydrology and Meterology Program

Lead PI: Dr. Wade McGillis

Unit Affiliation: Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

May 2013 - December 2016
Inactive
Central America ; Haiti
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project aims to significantly improve energy access in the South Department of Haiti and complement the ongoing efforts to sustainably recover and stabilize Haiti. This will be done with four components: 1) renewable energy education and governance; 2) household electricity; 3) Haiti rural electricity cooperative; and 4) grid renewables for the South Department.

SPONSOR:

United Nations Environment Programme

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$292,854

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Haiti South Department NMFA Project, Norway, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

KEYWORDS

renewables energy sustainability education electricity

THEMES

Sustainable living