Nicaraguan communities embrace solar and wind
Posted by: laurie
on July 14, 2010
By Laurie Guevara-Stone, Solar Energy International's International Program Director
In the mountains of northern Nicaragua lies a small community that has brought new meaning to the words “solar power.” They not only power much of the community with solar electricity, and cook many of their meals in solar ovens, but have become greatly empowered through the renewable energy projects they have undertaken.
Sabana Grande is a small community of about 200 families in the province of Totogalpa. It lies near the Honduran border, where much of the Contra war happened in ...Read More »