As a member of CARIFORUM, the Dominican Republic (DR) is also a beneficiary of TAPSEC. Currently, the generation of electricity in the Dominican Republic is mainly based on fossil fuels, contributing 1/3 to the inventory of Greenhouse Gases. In 2019, 88.13% of electric power was based on fossil fuels and only 11.87% was generated by renewable energy, of which only 5.17% (6.27% with biomass) were non-conventional renewable energy.

In its climate targets, the Dominican Republic has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by one-third by 2030 compared with existing levels in 2010.The Dominican Republic passed legislation on renewable energy in 2007 as part of its endeavors to achieve these targets.

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The PTER will feature the following stations and experiences:

  • Water Station – Windmill, mini hydroelectric, solar water pump, manual water pump, tidal energy (dynamic wave), wheel-mill Noria.

  • Air Station – Wind towers, wind-solar tower (combined), automated weather station and manual weather station.

  • Sun Station – Smart Flower, solar panels, solar heater, solar tree, benches and trash cans with photovoltaic plate that feeds your screens, and solar lamps.

  • Biomass Station – Biodigester, briquetting machine, gasifier.

  • Leisure and Exercise Station – Machines (stationary bicycles and others) that generate energy with pedals, solar banks, didactic games about energy, hydraulic hammer, among others.

  • Rural Applications Station – Isolated photovoltaic system, domestic biodigester, Lorena stove, efficient stove.


Key Political Counterpart

Ministry of Energy and Mining Dominican Republic (MEM)
Ministry of Energy and Mining Dominican Republic (MEM)