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Energy Unit

Functions/Objectives

  • Assessment of the extent and potential of the geothermal energy resource in Dominica
  • Establishment of a Geothermal Energy Generation Plant.
  • Articulate and document the National Energy Policy (NEP) for Dominica
  • Develop a Sustainable Energy Plan (SEP) for Dominica
  • Improve the legislative and regulatory framework for the energy and electricity sector in Dominica
  • Increase the capacity for Dominica to produce electricity from renewable sources such as hydro power, solar, and wind
  • Conduct and Island wide Public Awareness and Support Programme for Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation in Dominica
  • Preparation of and Energy Generation Plant for Dominica
  • Improvement in Electrical Inspection and Maintenance Programme
  • Continued implementation of Electrical Maintenance Programme
  • Provide street and public lighting for security and safety purposes in an efficient and cost effective manner in Dominica
  • Establishment of a Government Owned Supplementary Power Generation Plant
  • Performing timely inspections of electrical installations particularly for the public stakeholders
  • Performing electrical tests
  • Maintenance of Government’s electrical installations