It didn’t exist, so we built it. Our fully-vertically integrated utility–management platform streamlines bill collection, defends against energy theft, increases operational efficiency for improved service delivery and leverages existing infrastructure for rural internet access.
Over 90% of our staff hail from the local community and are trained in-house. From carrying out community assessments, to developing generation and transmission plans, construction and O&M, our teams are making clean, reliable, and fairly-priced energy a reality in Haiti’s most remote regions.
Four grids and counting...
Access to electricity is crucial for almost all aspects of human and economic development. The right of all people to access affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity that elevates living standards while promoting economic growth, preserving natural resources, and mitigating and adapting to climate change has been widely recognized.- United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) -
Sigora Haiti’s Môle-Saint-Nicolas microgrid was awarded “Best Microgrid Project” at the 9th Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF), the largest annual gathering of the Caribbean renewable energy market in October 2017. The CREF awards, a collaboration between New Energy Events and Rocky Mountain Institute - Carbon War Room, recognize the most innovative and financially compelling renewable energy projects in the region, many of which are the first of their kind either on their island or in the wider Caribbean.
Sigora International is one of 10 winners of the 2017 Microsoft Airband Initiative, formerly the Affordable Access Initiative, which recognizes innovative businesses that are developing technologies, services, and business models that help billions of people affordably get online and gain access to energy.
Technology offers the promise of economic progress for billions in emerging economies at a speed that would have been unimaginable without the mobile Internet.- McKinsey Global Institute -
There is hardly a place on Earth where the advantages and tremendous potential of domestic renewable power are as evident as in Haiti.- Worldwatch Institute -
To show you how important electricity is in the life of a country, let me define electricity for you this way: Electricity is life.- Kalebe Verdieu, 44, Director of Electricité d'Haïti in Jérémie -