Walt Ratterman

 

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: noted solar electricity expert and co-founder of the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization SunEnergy Power International that promotes renewable energy in remote parts of the world who had worked on a number of humanitarian aid projects that has helped to bring solar photovoltaic installations to poor rural communities in many nations that lacked access to electricity, including Haiti.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: February 14, 1952

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti