Date: July 25
The Dominican Republic is experiencing a boom in the development of renewable energy projects, thanks to the efforts of the Dominican Hydroelectric Generation Company (EGEHID). In an effort to promote sustainability and energy independence, EGEHID is moving forward with ten renewable energy projects in the country.
EGEHID, a state company that is dedicated to the generation of hydroelectric power, has been working tirelessly to diversify the energy matrix of the Dominican Republic. These ten projects, which include both solar and wind power, are a testament to their commitment to sustainability and energy diversification.
One of the most outstanding projects is the Los Guzmancito Wind Farm, located in the province of Puerto Plata. This project, which is expected to be operational in 2023, will have a capacity of 50 MW and will generate enough energy to power more than 50,000 homes. In addition, the project is expected to create local jobs and promote economic development in the region.
Another important project is the Canoa Solar Park, located in the province of Barahona. This solar park, which is expected to be operational in 2023, will have a capacity of 50 MW. Like the Los Guzmancito Wind Farm, the Canoa Solar Park will also create jobs and promote local economic development.
In addition to these two projects, EGEHID is also working on eight other renewable energy projects. These projects include the construction of wind and solar farms in various provinces of the country. Once completed, these projects will not only diversify the country’s energy matrix, but will also promote sustainability and energy independence.
The Dominican Republic has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. These renewable energy projects are an important step toward achieving this goal. In addition, these projects will also help the country meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement.
In conclusion, the Dominican Republic is making great strides in the development of renewable energy projects. Thanks to the efforts of EGEHID, the country is on the way to diversify its energy matrix, promote sustainability and achieve carbon neutrality. These projects will not only benefit the environment, but will also promote economic development and job creation. Without a doubt, the future of energy in the Dominican Republic is bright and sustainable.
Source: Energía Estratégica