The World Bank has approved two grants totaling US$35 million, to improve access to electricity for more than two million Haitians, and to scale-up investments in renewable energy in underserved rural and urban areas.
“Haiti has significant untapped sources of renewable energy”, said Anabela Abreu, World Bank’s Country Director for Haiti. “The country is taking an important step in creating the enabling environment for private investors and in boosting access to electricity. The World Bank Group will continue to support the country in providing sustainable renewable energy to increase access for families, businesses and community services in underserved areas, diversify its energy mix, and reduce electricity cost”.
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