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“Solar Solar Everywhere, And We’ve Even Got Some to Spare….”

….For all of our activities, that is. Our exciting news to share is that both of our Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien offices will soon be fully functioning on solar power. It was only very recently with the expansion of our projects that we noticed our power situation just wasn’t cutting it. In Port-au-Prince, city utilities are unreliable, which meant we were running the generator all the time to power our laptops and office appliances. We hated contributing to carbon emissions, and we also hated hearing the loud generator motor at work. In Cap-Haitien, we already had a small solar system that was initially installed when we built the ...

The SOIL Farm in Cap-Haitien is Operating on 100% Solar Power

Thanks to a generous donation from the Meyer and Esther B. Mazor Foundation, the SOIL farm is now full sunny-side up, operating on 100% solar power! With the help of the plentiful and dependable Haitian sun, the 9 panels (each 40W), which are installed at the SOIL demonstration farm and nursery in northern Haiti, will be strong enough to realize our dream of 24/7 power - charging 8 batteries to power everything from lighting to refrigerator. The panels are a great addition to our smaller set of solar panels that power the water pump. This system fills our tilapia ponds, hydrates our agricultural experiments, and allows our regional director and ...