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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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