Archive for February 2010

SELF’s Response to the Haiti Disaster

Feb 2nd, 2010 | By John Waller | Category: Latin America, SELF

In response to the devastating earthquake in Port-au-Prince, SELF is accelerating their work to power health clinics in Haiti with their partner on the ground, Partners In Health (PIH). SELF and PIH have been working together since 2006 to bring solar power to PIH operations around the world. We have already provided solar electricity to Boucan Carre in Haiti, and have plans to solar electrify all 10 PIH sites in Haiti.



Saudi Arabia to Replace Oil with Sun Power for Desalination Plants

Feb 1st, 2010 | By John Waller | Category: Solar Thermal

You would imagine that a desert country like Saudi Arabia would have to rely a lot on desalination for a good part of the fresh water it uses. For example, a previous Green Prophet article told about the Kingdom building what they say is the world’s largest desalination plant  in the Al Jubail Industrial Zone [...]