Medina cuts ribbon on Punta Cana energy complex
Punta Cana.- President Danilo Medina headed ribbon cutting on Tuesday for the facilities of the Punta Cana-Macao Energy Consortium.
The infrastructure features three engines, a dual turbine (natural gas and diesel), a static compensator for the power line and a natural gas regasification station.
“We have provided quality energy to 50,000 rooms by the end of 2019, which represent 65% of the national hotel offer and more than 40,000 residential customers by the end of the year,” said Rolando González Bunster, CEO of InterEnergy Group, of which CEPM is a unit.
“Currently CEPM provides sustainable energy to more than 50,000 rooms and more than 40,000 residential customers. In addition, with 27 years in the east of the country, it is also committed to solar energy, for which it will be developing three photovoltaic generation parks this year, contributing 12 MW,” the Group told local media.
By yearend 2020, CEPM will install around 500 high-speed electric loaders and will promote tourist transportation with electric vehicles.