Electricity Sector in Haiti

Electricity Sector in Haiti

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The largely government owned electricity sector in Haiti is facing a deep, permanent crisis characterized by dramatic shortages and the lowest coverage of electricity in the Western Hemisphere with only about 12.5% of the population having regular access to electricity. In addition, Haiti's large share of thermal generation makes the country especially vulnerable to rising and unstable oil prices. Haiti has the smallest public sector in the LAC region, which in this case is reflected by a weak institutional capacity within the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications. Since the MTPTC is the main government body in charge of the electricity sector, this lack of capacity affects directly the performance of the sector.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135852302
  • 9786135852301