Guest Post – Power to the People

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Access to energy changes lives. We know this, because we see it every day. But as the adage goes, “don’t tell me, show me.” So it’s always exciting when we get a new visitor to our pilot project in Môle-Saint-Nicolas. This August, the Sigora Haiti team was proud to host…

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Developing Solar and Wind-based Power Microgrids in Haiti

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As part of our mission to provide energy poor communities in Haiti with affordable, reliable power, we founded Sigora Haiti, a sustainable enterprise-based model designed to develop solar- and wind-based microgrids.  We’re starting with a pilot project in Môle Saint-Nicolas, costing $2M, which will electrify 5,000 people in phase 1,…

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Sigora’s own Midi Emanuel on the The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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If you’re near a radio in the DC area or near a computer anywhere else in the world, check out Sigora’s own Midi Emanuel on the the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU (88.5 FM in the DC area). He’ll be talking about his experiences in the earthquake and about Haiti…

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Electrifying Haiti: THE PLAN

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The past few days we have been dedicating our time and energy towards the social entrepreneurship side of Sigora. This year we established a Haitian sister company of the U.S. Sigora Solar, who’s mission is to provide Haiti with access to reliable, clean and ethically priced electricity – regardless of…

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Sigora Haiti is Open for Business

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AWESOME NEWS! Sigora Solar is now open for business in Haiti! Any friends of the company are more than welcome to use our office space in Port-au-Prince if needed; which is a work in progress – soon to be awesome. Sigora is working on creating a lasting relationship with the…

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