Month: November 2012

CAEI Begins Harvest

CAEI Begins HarvestSan Pedro de Macorís. CAEI began milling for the 2012-2013 harvest, which has been projected at producing 93,000 metric tons of sugar. The Consortium estimates that the present crop season will last 200 days, term amid which 950,000 tons will be milled, including 130,000 tons from suppliers.

The consortium informed that some 3,000 workers will be directly working, thus causing an economic multiplier and social effect, which is important around the zone, due to the amount of money said activity generates.

The crop generates, also, indirect jobs, through cane suppliers, commerce and various services vendors.

The Christopher Columbus Sugar Mill maintains a stable milling capacity average of some 5,500 tons per day.

About CAEI:

CAEI is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

SOURCE: Hoy

NEW CYCLE IN RENEWABLE ENERGIES MASTERS PROGRAM OPENS

NEW CYCLE IN RENEWABLE ENERGIES MASTERS PROGRAM OPENSThe Masters Program in Renewable Energies being taught at the PUCMM University, features sponsorship by EGEHAINA, announced registration period for the new cycle open until November 29th, with classes beginning on January 2013.

The higher learning studies program is aimed at training professionals with the skills and competencies to work within companies specialized in developing and marketing energy systems, as well as the installation and development of wind, hydraulic and solar energy, among other renewable energy types.

The Masters program, aimed at professionals in the fields of engineering, business, science, architecture and any other scientific-technical area, offers double accreditation thanks to agreements underwritten between the PUCMM and the EOI ( School of Industrial Organization) of Spain, whose Business School has excelled since its foundation in 1955, for its specialization programs at post-graduate level.

About EGE Haina:

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Hoy

LOS COCOS PARK ACHIEVEMENTS ARE DISTINGUISHED

LOS COCOS PARK ACHIEVEMENTS ARE DISTINGUISHEDThe Los Cocos Wind Park, property of EGEHAINA, completes its first year, having met all expectations regarding the projected goals set prior to its operational commencement.

Likewise, the wind station, located in Juancho, Pedernales, just reached its first anniversary with the news of having been selected as the 5000th world initiative of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol, which promotes projects based on greenhouse gas emission reduction in developing countries.

Information was offered by the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and represents a new achievement attained by this wind park, pioneer in the country, since it began producing energy using wind as source.

The EGEHAINA GM, Tito Sanjurjo, noted that in 21012, first calendar operational year of the Los Cocos Wind Park, the performance was notable, meeting all set projections within all lines, and surpassing those goals. This year, Los Cocos made possible the savings on import costs equal to 205,000 crude oil barrels, 5,000 above projections, and avoided the atmospheric emissions of 56,000 tonnes of CO2, thanks to its clean energy production.

About EGE Haina:

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Hoy

LOS COCOS MEETS ALL PROJECTED GOALS

LOS COCOS MEETS ALL PROJECTED GOALSThe Los Cocos Wind Park, an EGEHAINA development, has completed its first operational year, having successfully reached and surpassed all projected goals planned prior to its operational debut.

Likewise, the wind station, located in Juancho, Pedernales, just reached its first anniversary, with the news of its selection as 5000th world initiative project of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol, which promotes projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries.

Information was offered by the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and represents a new achievement attained by this wind park, pioneer in the country, since it began producing energy using wind as source.

This year, Los Cocos made possible the savings on import costs equal to 205,000 crude oil barrels, 5,000 above projections, and avoided the atmospheric emissions of 56,000 tonnes of CO2, thanks to its clean energy production.

During 2012, its first operational year, the Los Cocos Wind Park performed notoriously, meeting all set projections established for each category, and surpassing each goal.

About EGE Haina:

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Diario Libre

LOS COCOS WIND PARK REACHES 1ST ANNIVERSARY

Energy. The first anniversary of the first Wind Park nationwide, coincides with its certification as the 5000th project of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol.

Energy. The first anniversary of the first Wind Park nationwide, coincides with its certification as the 5000th project of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol.

Santo Domingo

The Los Cocos Wind Park, property of EGEHAINA, has completed its first operational year, having successfully reached all projected goals set prior to its operational commencement.

Likewise, the wind station, located in Juancho, Pedernales, just reached its first anniversary, with the news of its selection as 5000th world initiative project of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol, which promotes projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries.

Information was offered by the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and represents a new achievement attained by this wind park, pioneer in the country, since it began producing energy using wind as source.

This year, Los Cocos made possible the savings on import costs equal to 205,000 crude oil barrels, 5,000 above projections, and avoided the atmospheric emissions of 56,000 tonnes of CO2, thanks to its clean energy production.

About EGE Haina:

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Listin Diario

THE UN DISTINGUISHES DR WIND PARK

THE UN DISTINGUISHES DR WIND PARKThe Los Cocos Wind Park, located in Juancho, Pedernales, just reached its first anniversary, with the news of its selection as 5000th world initiative project of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol, which promotes projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries.

Information was made public by the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC), stating how “this represents a new achievement attained by this wind park, pioneer in the country, since it began producing energy using wind as source”, as was specified by EGEHAINA.

EGEHAINA explained that during its first operational year, Los Cocos Wind Park performed magnificently, meeting all set projections established for each category, and surpassing each goal.

The operational commencement of Los Cocos, equaled savings on import costs of 205,000 crude oil barrels, 5,000 above projections, and avoided the atmospheric emissions of 56,000 tonnes of CO2, thanks to its clean energy production.

About EGE Haina:

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: El Dia

RENEWABLE ENERGY BECOME TOPIC FOR MASTERS PROGRAM

Goal. The Masters program seeks to contribute with solutions to the national energy problem, as was informed by the organizers.

Goal. The Masters program seeks to contribute with solutions to the national energy problem, as was informed by the organizers.

Santo Domingo

The Masters in Renewable Energies, taught by the PUCMM University, and sponsored by EGEHAINA, has opened registration till November 29th, for the new program cycle, scheduled to start in January 2013.

The Masters program, aimed at professionals in the fields of engineering, business, science, architecture and any other scientific-technical area, offers double accreditation thanks to agreements underwritten between the PUCMM and the EOI ( School of Industrial Organization) of Spain, whose Business School has excelled since its foundation in 1955, for its specialization programs at post-graduate level.

About EGE Haina:

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Listin Diario

Metaldom Employees Plant 2,500 Trees

Metaldom Employees Plant 2,500 TreesMETALDOM employees participated in a reforestation drive called “Join us, with you we are more”, located at the San José del Puerto of Villa Altagracia, in the province of San Cristóbal, where they planted 2,500 pine trees. This park was destined for the reforestation drive, given that 66% of METALDOM staff  reside in San Cristóbal, which permitted greater empathy and sensitization on behalf of all volunteers, whom totaled at 65 collaborators.

“At METALDOM we are committed to being a sustainable and socially responsible company, and this is the reason that for over five years we have begun executing actions aligned to this corporate philosophy, whose sole aim is to ensure our operation in the future sans endangering the necessities of future generations. With the active participation and involvement of each of us in these actions, we guarantee the best way to achieve the changes we need for our environmental and entrepreneurial sustainability”, expressed Ingrid Lapaix, VP Human Resources.

About Metaldom:

Metaldom is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

SOURCE: Listin Diario

QUISQUEYA ENERGY PARK READY BY 2013

QUISQUEYA ENERGY PARK READY BY 2013Santo Domingo. The Quisqueya Energy Park, the largest energy compound nationwide, featuring a total production capacity of 430MW, will become operational as of 2013 in San Pedro de Macorís.

So explained the EGEHAINA GM, Tito Sanjurjo, whom elaborated that Quisqueya will produce 430MW: 215 originating from Quisqueya I, property of PVDC, and 215, from Quisqueya II, property of EGEHAINA.

Also, each of these plants features a gas fueled turbo jet that will produce an additional 15MW, thus increasing the efficiency by taking advantage of the release gases produced by the engines.

Eddy Gómez, plant manager for Quisqueya, explained that that both mainlines will operate featuring 2 engines each, endowed with a flexible system created to operate, fundamentally on natural gas feed, which can also use diesel or bunker C, with the facility of instant switching. He emphasized that each engine has the capacity to supply 35,000 homes. “This technology is unprecedented in the country, is one of the most novel and efficient in the market”.

The Quisqueya Energy Park represents a total investment of USD$650million.

About EGE Haina: 

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: El Dia

EGEHAINA SHOWS PROGRESS MADE IN QUISQUEYA ENERGY PARK

EGEHAINS SHOWS PROGRESS MADE IN QUISQUEYA ENERGY PARKEGEHAINA showed all members of the press, the advances reached thus far in the construction of the Quisqueya Energy Park, integrated by the power plants Quisqueya I, of Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC), and Quisqueya II, from EGE HAINA.

During a tour organized for the press, Tito Sanjurjo, GM for EGEHAINA, noted that the energy production of both plants will serve as relief to the generation deficit, foreseen for 2013.

Sanjurjo added that this park will benefit doubly, given that Quisqueya I will be used for all Barrick Pueblo Viejo operations, freeing the system of this consumption, and the energy produced by Quisqueya II, will be fed to the National Interconnected Electric System (SENI), contributing with an additional 215 MW.

Eddy Gómez, expressed that currently an approximate 1,000 people are working on the construction of the plant, and is foreseen that the park will produce 165 direct jobs, and 215 contractor positions.

About EGE Haina:

EGE Haina is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Hoy