Geothermal energy for Dominica still very much on course

by: Dominica Vibes News - February 19, 2018
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Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

In response to a question at the National Consultation on Rebuilding and Economic Consultation which was held on Monday 19 February 2018, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has assured the nation of his government’s commitment ad firm plan to develop a hydro-power plant for Dominica by 2019.

He informed that the required financing for the project has been secured. Government is a major contributor of the resources and that all negotiations with the World Bank on a financing package for the project has already been concluded. According to the Prime Minister, Cabinet has already approved the financing proposals and it will be taken to parliament soon for approval.

All the preparatory work in determining the availability and quality of the resource has been completed. The next phase is to commission the construction of the plant.