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Electricity & Power

Overview

The Dominican Corporation of State Electrical Companies CDEEE was created under the law 125-01 of July 26, 2001 and the dissolution of the Dominican Electricity Corporation. The Dominican Corporation of State Electrical Companies is a holding company that brings together the power sector official of the Dominican State, and consists of: The Corporate Unit, CDEEE; which is the rector of the entire holding; Hydroelectric Generation Company, EGEHID; Electricity Transmission Company, ETED; Rural Electrification Unit and Suburban, UERS; the Blackouts Reduction Program, PRA; North distributor, EDENORTE; Distribuidora South EDESUR; and 50% ownership of the distributor of this, EDEESTE.

The Dominican Hydroelectric Generation Company generates electricity EGEHID quality at a competitive price, in harmony with the environment with highly qualified and motivated for maximum customer satisfaction and human resources community.

Rural Electrification Unit and Suburban UERS-PRA is allocated among its functions, to carry out government programs in rural and suburban electrification in favor of low-income communities.

UERS is currently embarked on a program of investment in suburban areas with the aim of improving networks and distribution companies deliver communities able to be standardized. UERS are using innovative designs in distribution networks including low voltage shield. Studying mechanisms are further limiting consumption.

UERS currently being conducted work of this nature in the fields of Gualey, Capotillo, Los Alcarrizos, Villa Farm, as in the communities of Constance and Salcedo, the viability of these designs is subject to evaluation.

Generation

Production Unit

Installed Capacity (MW)

Current Production (MW)

Turbinas a Vapor

606,2

17,9%

Turbinas a Gas

572,7

16,9%

Ciclo Combinado

804,0

23,7%

Motores Fuel Oil

912,0

26,9%

Motores Gasoil

30,0

0,9%

Hidro

469,3

13,8%



Power Stability

Power grid / network coverage

Provincial capitals, municipalities sized cities in rural areas

Is supply regular and constant throughout the country?

Yes

On average, how often does power supply go out?

ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY SOUTH (Edesur)

Monthly Average Interruption / Customer = 46.47 times

 

ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY NORTH (EDENORTE)

Monthly Average Interruption / Customer = 50.56 times

 

ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY EAST (EDEESTE)

Monthly Average Interruption / Customer = 40,61veces

On average, how long does the outage last?

ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY SOUTH (Edesur)

Average Interruption Duration in Hours = 2.84

 

ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY NORTH (EDENORTE)

Average Interruption Duration in Hours = 2.70

ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY EAST (EDEESTE)

Average Interruption Duration in Hours = 3.41