Gamesa company to build 50 MW wind farm in in the Dominican Republic’s Montecristi province

The wind energy project aims to comply with the Kyoto Protocol, and will prevent emissions of some 110,000 t/y of carbon dioxide.

Electricity regulator SIE gave Parques Eólicos del Caribe (Pecasa) a permit in 2001 to build the 40 MW Guanillo wind farm at Guayubín in Montecristi, as well as the 50 MW Barrancón project at La Isabela in Puerto Plata province.

Spanish wind turbines company Gamesa owns 57% of Pecasa, local company Grupo BHD owns 29%, and a number of Dominican investors own the remaining 14%.