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Danilo Medina attends the start of operations Matafongo Wind Farm

President Danilo Medina participated this morning in the start of operations of Matafongo Wind Farm, which will contribute 34 megawatts to the National Interconnected Electric System (SENI), diversifying the country’s energy matrix. Matafongo Wind Farm, has 17 wind turbines of two megawatts of nominal unit power, each of them has a transformer that raises the … Continue reading Danilo Medina attends the start of operations Matafongo Wind Farm

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Wind Power in the Dominican Republic: Matafongo Wind Farm with 17 wind turbines

Matafongo Wind Farm, opened this Thursday in the town of Sabana Buey, Peravia province, will contribute 34 megawatts to the National Interconnected Electric System (SENI), diversifying the country’s energy matrix. This was highlighted by the Dominican Presidency in a statement, in which he informed that the inauguration of the work was led by the country’s … Continue reading Wind Power in the Dominican Republic: Matafongo Wind Farm with 17 wind turbines

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Wind Energy Project Management in the Dominican Republic

SÓLIDA Energías Renovables is awarded a new Project Management contract and construction supervision of a wind farm in the Dominican Republic. The Spanish engineering company will develop its work in the Los Guzmancito wind farm in Puerto Plata, thus consolidating its firm commitment to continue leading this type of services in the Caribbean country, where … Continue reading Wind Energy Project Management in the Dominican Republic

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Wind energy in the Dominican Republic: finance wind farm

With 20 million dollars of the pension funds, the Caribbean Wind Farm (PECASA) will be financed, which will have a generation capacity of 50 megawatts that will be contributed to the national electricity system.The information was provided by Kirsis Jáquez, president of the Dominican Association of Pension Funds (ADAFP), who explained that this investment shows … Continue reading Wind energy in the Dominican Republic: finance wind farm

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Vestas to supply and install 48 MW wind park in the Dominican Republic

Vestas has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order for the 48 MW Guzmancitos wind park to be located in the Puerto Plata region, in the Dominican Republic. The EPC contract includes the supply and installation of 16 V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.0 MW Load Optimised Mode. The firm and unconditional order was … Continue reading Vestas to supply and install 48 MW wind park in the Dominican Republic

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Vestas signs 48 MW contract in the Dominican Republic

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 14 V117-3.45 MW turbines for the 48 MW Larimar II wind park, located in Enriquillo region of the Dominican Republic. The order was placed by Elecnor S.A., the renowned Spanish business group specialising in infrastructure, renewable energy and technology. The Larimar wind park is key to … Continue reading Vestas signs 48 MW contract in the Dominican Republic

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Elecnor secures the USD 89 million contract for a new wind farm in the Dominican Republic

Elecnor has been awarded the USD 89.1 million turnkey contract for the Larimar II wind farm in the Dominican Republic. The customer is the Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina (EGE Haina) company and the technology partner for the contract is the Danish firm Vestas. Elecnor will be responsible for the engineering, supply, construction and start-up … Continue reading Elecnor secures the USD 89 million contract for a new wind farm in the Dominican Republic

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Wind energy in Dominican Republic: Vestas wind turbines for a new wind farm

EGE Haina on Wednesday began receiving parts of the Vestas wind turbines for the Larimar wind farm being built at Enriquillo township, southwestern Barahona province.   The wind farm features 15 Vestas 84-meter high V112 wind turbines which can generate 3.3 MW each, for a total 50 megawatts. The wind turbines´ components are arriving at … Continue reading Wind energy in Dominican Republic: Vestas wind turbines for a new wind farm

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Dominican Republic’s Sustainable Energy Resources

The Dominican Republic’s energy sector is at a crossroads. Currently, the country depends on fossil fuel imports for 86% of its electricity generation, bringing enormous economic and environmental costs and necessitating a transition to a more sustainable energy system. In 2011, the Dominican Republic spent 8.6% of its GDP on fossil fuel imports. Electricity prices in the country … Continue reading Dominican Republic’s Sustainable Energy Resources

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Wind power in the Dominican Republic: Vestas has received an order for 15 V112-3.3 MW wind turbines for the 49.5 MW Larimar wind power plant in Enriquillo

Vestas has received an order for 15 V112-3.3 MW wind turbines for the 49.5 MW Larimar wind farm in Enriquillo, Dominican Republic. This is the second order in Latin America that Vestas has received from Spain-based Grupo Cobra since September 2014.   The 15 wind turbines for this supply-only contract are expected to be delivered … Continue reading Wind power in the Dominican Republic: Vestas has received an order for 15 V112-3.3 MW wind turbines for the 49.5 MW Larimar wind power plant in Enriquillo

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Cemex announces first solar power plant in the Caribbean

Cemex Dominican Republic has announced the launch of a solar plant that will provide renewable energy for its cement plant in San Pedro de Macorís. The plant comprises 5040 panels with inverters that capture the sunlight and convert it into energy.   “The contribution represents 1.5 MW that will allow us to produce 2.2 million … Continue reading Cemex announces first solar power plant in the Caribbean

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Dominican Republic’s 130 MW of wind energy projects

National Energy Commission director Enrique Ramírez Tuesday said there are projects to produce 130 megawatts of wind energy across the country. He said Dominican Republic’s 92 megawatts of installed renewable energy makes it a leader in non-traditional projects, and expects they’ll make the country the main destination for those investments in the entire Caribbean. Ramírez … Continue reading Dominican Republic’s 130 MW of wind energy projects

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Dominican Republic’s 2nd major wind farm

Government officials and foreign and local investors broke ground Tuesday for the construction of a wind farm in the village Guzmancito, Luperon township, Puerto Plata province (north), which will generate 100MW of electricity. The project’s first stage is slated to conclude in 12 months at a cost of US$180 million, said its promoters, Poseidon Energia Renovable, … Continue reading Dominican Republic’s 2nd major wind farm

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Los Cocos wind farm wins IDB award

Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno announced the three winners of the inaugural Infrastructure 360º Awards, with the Los Cocos Wind Farm project in the Dominican Republic being the winner of the People and Leadership category. Los Cocos wind farm, located in the southwest town of Juancho, was built by the power company Ege-Haina at … Continue reading Los Cocos wind farm wins IDB award

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Medina cuts ribbon on US$100.0 wind farm in Dominican Republic

The wind farm’s second phase features 26 new wind turbines and now total 40, with a combined output of 77 megawatts. The wind energy facility is linked to the wind turbines installed in nearby Enriquillo, Barahona. President Danilo Medina headed the ribbon cutting for the second phase of the Los Cocos wind farm, in the … Continue reading Medina cuts ribbon on US$100.0 wind farm in Dominican Republic

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Isofoton to Start Building Dominican Republic Solar Power Plant

EVWIND The project entails an investment of $US 150 million. Work will begin in September and will employ 500 employees during the construction phase. With this 50MW plant, ISOFOTON will generate 74.532,61MW/hour per year of clean energy, representing the estimated energy consumption needs of 58,411 families, while reducing CO2 emissions by 44,014.16 tons annually. ISOFOTON … Continue reading Isofoton to Start Building Dominican Republic Solar Power Plant

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Solar energy in Dominican Republic

EVWIND After starting to develop wind power, Dominican Republic undertakes the development of solar power.   The Dominican Corporation of State Electrical Companies (CDEEE) has signed two contracts for purchase of solar photovoltaic. Based on the contracts, CDEE buy electricity from two photovoltaic plants with a total capacity of 116 megawatts. The photovoltaic solar energy … Continue reading Solar energy in Dominican Republic

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