Dominican Republic

Distributed generation growing in Latin America

In the early years of the 21st century, distributed generation systems in Latin America were mainly installed off-grid in remote rural areas, writes Maria Chea, solar analyst at IHS Markit. As the El Niño phenomenon and high oil prices continued to exacerbate high electricity prices and power shortages, governments began to turn their attention to distributed generation, including PV systems, to assuage strains on their national grid networks.

F&S Solar commissions Caribbean’s largest PV plant

With a capacity of 58 MW, the Caribbean’s largest PV plant has been commissioned in the Dominican Republic. The site was developed, planned and built by German EPC, F&S Solar. It now aims to ramp the project up to 119 MW by next year.

Ground breaks on 25 MW solar plant in Dominican Republic

The project is part of the three large-scale solar plants that the Dominican government is planning to bring online in 2018.

AES deploys 20 MW of storage in the Dominican Republic

AES Dominicana’s 20 MW storage system helped maintain the power grid operational during the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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Dominican Republic: three PV projects totaling 133 MW announced for 2018

The three large-scale PV projects are being developed in the frame of the national plan for the development of renewable energies.

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