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Haiti - Technology : Coteaux hybrid power plant, soon rehabilitated
29/09/2017 10:05:08

Haiti - Technology : Coteaux hybrid power plant, soon rehabilitated
Based in Coteaux the hybrid power plant, 140 kilowatts solar and 370 kilowatts diesel https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-10599-haiti-economy-first-electric-cooperative-in-haiti.html was severely damaged by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.

Let's recall that following the post-Matthew inventory, the technicians began the excavation work for the rehabilitation of this plant, which provided energy before the damage caused by the passage of Hurricane Matthew 15 hours a day, to 1,008 households of a cooperative of 1,273 members in the communes of Coteaux, de Roche-a-Bateau and of Port-salut.

"Currently, we are obliged to provide only 4 hours of energy per day," deplores Rhito Thilus, Director of the plant, who expects that the work will be completed in 2 months and will allow to consider a wider territorial coverage of the coastal zone.

Established by the American firm ENRECA and administered by the Coopérative Électrique of the Arrondissement des Coteaux (ECAC) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-10599-haiti-economy-first-electric-cooperative-in-haiti.html this mixed plant benefits from the UN financial and technical support environment / Haiti from a fund of the Government of Norway.

Learn more about NRECA :
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association is the national service organization that represents the nation’s more than 900 private, not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric cooperatives, which provide service to 42 million people in 47 states. NRECA International Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NRECA, is dedicated to international economic development through electrification.

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-10599-haiti-economy-first-electric-cooperative-in-haiti.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-14095-haiti-technology-first-solar-powered-microgrid.html
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-9122-haiti-social-electric-cooperative-project-in-southern-haiti.html

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