Thursday, November 10, 2016

Commonwealth of Dominica: Government Might Need Help in Building Geothermal Power Plant

President Charles Savarin appeals for EU help to establish a geothermal plant in Dominica (WICE / Q95FM Radio)

On Wednesday November 2, when Ambassador Daniella Tromasiere presented her credentials to Dominica’s Head of State, President Savarin used that opportunity to call for the EU to support the Government of Dominica in its venture into geothermal energy production.

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The government of Dominica has spent over 80 million dollars exploring the island's geothermal potential, and there have been complaints in some quarters, that the project has been placed on the back burner. However, in October, Prime Minister Skerrit revealed that government will go ahead alone in constructing a small geothermal plant in Dominica.