The 2009 GuateVerde Winner, Quetsol, has received much positive press in recent months, being featured in the Prensa Libre, the largest circulation daily newspaper in Guatemala, El PeriÃ³dico and Energy Entrepreneurs.
El PeriÃ³dico: â€¦Y se les prendiÃ³ el foco
“Tono” and “Juanish”, the astrophysicist and the business manager, lifelong friends and now partners in a company looking to grow through renewable energy.
Two young men travel to [Guatemala’s] most remote villages to promote a solar energy system that can compete with candles on price. They are the winners of a national competition for renewable technology initiatives. Their goal is to bring light to the nearly half a million Guatemalans that still live in the shadows.
Prensa Libre: EnergÃa solar es otra opciÃ³n
15 percent of the country’s total population still lives without electricity , but for Quetsol solar energy can be an option.