Dominica: Vince Henderson confirms progress on first two well pads for geothermal power plant 

A recent tour was led by Minister with responsibility for Renewable Energy, Dr Vince Henderson confirmed the progress on the first two well pads for a ten-megawatt geothermal power plant in Laudat.

Dominica: Vince Henderson confirms progress on first two well pads for geothermal power plant 
Dominica: Vince Henderson confirms progress on first two well pads for geothermal power plant 

Roseau, Dominica: Dr Vince Henderson- the Parliamentary Representative for the Grand Bay Constituency and Minister for Planning, Economic Development, Climate Resilience, Sustainable Development, and Renewable Energy of Dominica, recently visited the site where the work on the geothermal power plant has happened. 

A recent tour was led by Minister with responsibility for Renewable Energy, Dr Vince Henderson confirmed the progress on the first two well pads for a ten-megawatt geothermal power plant in Laudat.

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The geothermal power plant is making great significance for the aim of the country of being the world’s first climate-resilient nation. 

Moreover, Dr Vince Henderson also outlined that the completion of the geothermal project will take around 18 months. 

The government of the Commonwealth of Dominica is adamant about fulfilling the aim of being the world’s first climate resilient nation. Continuing movement on the same path, Dominica is working tirelessly to create resilience in every field so that country could become able to fight the climate issue. 

In the recent move, the government is working to strengthen and advance the Geothermal Energy Project of Dominica as satisfactorily work happened in the Roseau Valley for the drilling of two geothermal wells. 

Preparatory works are ongoing in the Roseau Valley for the drilling of two geothermal wells to advance Dominica’s Geothermal Energy Project.

The government of Dominica has contracted with the local firm, ACE Engineering Ltd. Under their work, they will construct two well pads across roads to the sites and a temporary water supply for the drilling operations

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The government of Dominica writes, “Local firm ACE Engineering Ltd. is contracted to construct two well pads, access roads to the sites and a temporary water supply for the drilling operations.”

The government of Dominica is creating various projects such as climate-resilient houses and schools after the country faced the deadly impacts of Hurricane Maria in 2017.