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Dominican Republic to add 361 MW of wind, solar by 2018

Solar panels. Author: Frédéric BISSON. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic.

April 5 (Renewables Now) - The Dominican Corporation of State Electric Companies (CDEEE) said on Tuesday that eight renewable projects with a combined capacity of 361.2 MW are to be completed by 2018.

The announcement was made by the CDEEE's vice president, Ruben Jimenez Bichara. The projects, three solar and five wind farms, represent an investment of USD 779.8 million (EUR 731m), the government noted.

More details on the projects in the table below.

Project USD million Developer
57.96 MW, Parque Montecristi Solar 100 Montecristi Solar FV SAS
50 MW, Fotovoltaico WCG 110 WVG Energy LTD
25 MW, Canoa Solar 40 Emerald Solar Energy
50 MW, Parque Eolico Guanillo 100 Parques Eolicos del Caribe (Pecasa)
50 MW, Parque Eolico Agua Clara 110 ICC Power DR Operations/CEPP
48.3 MW, Parque Eolico Guzmancito 125 Poseidon
46 MW, Parque Eolico Puerto Plata – Imbert 107.3 Jasper
34 MW, Parque Eolico Matafongo 87.5 Grupo Eolico Dominicano

(UDS 1 = EUR 0.938)

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