Dominican Republic seeks electrification design, including small hydro

The Dominican Republic seeks consultants to design a rural electrification policy using renewable energy including small hydropower. Responses are due April 2.

With a loan from the World Bank, the government’s Comision Nacional de Energia (CNE) seeks a consultant for power sector technical assistance. In 2007, CNE sought consultants under the program to assess its generating assets and its hydropower resources. (HydroWorld 4/17/07)

In the current solicitation, CNE seeks a consultant to formulate policies for rural and suburban electrification in a competitive framework. Policies would include utilizing renewable energy sources including mini- and micro-hydropower as well as photovoltaic and wind energy sources.

Terms of reference may be obtained from the CNE Internet site,, under Proyectos, Proyecto de Asis. Tecnica al Sector Energetico, BIRF No. 7217-Do, Politica Rural-Tdr.pdf.

Applications are due April 2. For information, contact Comision Nacional de Energia, Attn.: Aristides Fernandez Zucco, Presidente, Ave. Gustavo Mejia Ricart esq. Agustin Lara, Edif. Dr. Rafael Kasse Acta, 1er Piso, Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana; (1) 809-7322000 ext. 237; E-mail:; Internet:


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