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Dominican Republic Ready to Tap Wind Energy Resources

The Dominican Republic is all set to tap wind energy resources. The CNE (National Energy Commission) has announced that three wind farms with an overall capacity of 113 MW will commence operations by the year 2011.

The first wind turbine with a capacity of 33 MW would be commencing operations in Pedernales in May 2011. Subsequently, in Bani, a wind farm with a 30-MW capacity would start operating while a third wind farm facility with a 50-MW capacity would be installed in Puerto Plata.

While occupying a major portion of the Hispaniola Island, the Dominican Republic is located in the West Indies. The nation is looking forward for solutions towards solving energy problems while identifying wind energy as an important way of reducing usage of fossil fuels towards increasing energy production of the country.


The National Energy Commission (CNE) of the Dominican Republic

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