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Haitian gov. to install 190 megawatts with the millions of dollars from Taiwan


190 megawatts will be available thanks to the loan of $150 million  from Taiwan, 60 megawatts from a thermal power plant and 130 megawatts from a photovoltaic power plant, said Nader Joiséus the Minister of Public Works, Transport.

When asked about the time available to consumers for power, the minister responsible for the energy sector said: “We are moving forward. The procedures are very long. However, we must follow these procedures which I call barricades. Otherwise, you will qualify for all names. “

“Soon we will announce major decisions,” continued Joiséus, stressing that investments will be made on the network.

Asked about these investments which then take place, EDH faces serious management, marketing and maintenance problems with its equipment,  Joiséusbelieves that we must do away with the pettiness of those who want to destroy everything to show that nothing is done, and put safeguards, empower employees who deserve a salary increase.

Meanwhile, regarding the criticism against Alstom which pocketed 90% of the $ 100 million for the repair of three turbines at the Péligre hydroelectric plant, two of which failed within three months and one year, and half, the Minister of TPTC was less acidic.

“The IDB has been the link between the Haitian state and Alstom. The company told us that it was following the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic in order to clear a window to return to Haiti for the repair of the turbines. We trust Alstom and the IDB as well. We hope that this problem will be resolved soon, “said the Minister of TPTC who hopes to solve many problems with the availability of 60 megawatts. Continue reading.

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Jul. 16, 2020

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