Watch: New Mini-Doc Explores the Need for Clean Energy in Haiti

By [email protected] Doctors at the Bernard Mevs trauma hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti once faced power outages while in the middle of performing surgery. They would scramble in the dark to keep the patient alive while they waited for their backup diesel generators to turn on. Those extra minutes could make the difference between life and death.

Now things are different. In 2013, NRG Energy installed a 100-kilowatt solar array and battery storage system at Bernard Mevs with support from the Clinton Foundation and contributions from leading solar technology manufacturers SMA, Unirac, Trina and Sunora Energy. Today, the hospital has reliable power around the

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