Dominican Republic

latest up 09/2021

Nuclear Power

Dominican Republic signed a Nuclear Safeguards Agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 30 April 1973 in accordance with Article 13 of the Treaty of Tlatelolco. … Dominican Republic signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 7 June 2018 but has not yet ratified.

The Russian nuclear energy corporation Rosatom and Dominican Republic’s Energy and Mines Ministry signed the first memorandum on bilateral cooperation in the field of nuclear energy. According to the Russian entity, the document lays the groundwork for establishing cooperation in various directions, in particular, in the development of the nuclear infrastructure in the Dominican Republic.

Hydro Power

Hydropower accounted for 6.74%, 6.16% and 9.51% of electricity output in January, February and March 2020, respectively, according to grid coordinator OC, whose long-term operation report forecasts that hydropower will contribute 5% to 8% this decade

Wind Power

The office of the Dominican Republic’s President announced that the 34MW Matafongo wind farm is now operational and producing energy. The wind park has 17 turbines, and was developed by the Grupo Eolico Dominicano with support from the Spanish company Genera Avante.

Solar Power

With the solar park Montecristi, the Dominican Republic is taking a leading role in renewable energies throughout the Caribbean. The solar power plant is located on an area of 2 million square meters. A total of 215,000 modules were installed, which produce an output of 58 MW.

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