Dominica: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 72,660
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.00 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code DM
3-letter ISO code DMA
Numeric ISO code 212
UN Region[1] Caribbean
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 0
Tools 0
Programs 9 view
Energy Organizations 0
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 103 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 1,149,538 MWh/year 185 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 186 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 186 2010 CIA World Factbook

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  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Dominica is a country in the Caribbean and part of North America.

Dominica produces about 12mw of power, using a combination of diesel powered generators and hydro generation. A very large geothermal plant is in the early stages that will empower them to export electricity. Dominica uses both STS (S. African Token Based) prepaid meters and is installing Elster MAS AMI meters with and without disconnects. Dominica is well known throughout the Caribbean as a leader in Prepaid/Pay-As-You-Go electricity. Dominica is the first successful implementation of the Elster AMI "smart" meters combined with L+G STS meters for prepaid power in the region. Utiliflex's Juice platform provides a single platform for prepaid customer management, outside vendors, GIS, and AMI/Smart meter two way communications using standard web interfaces, SMS/Text messaging, smart phones and IVR for staff, vendor and customer communications.

The Elster MAS meters use a 900mhz and Zigbee mesh to communicate, using Cell Modems and land lines for back-haul

External Links

Useful Links

[1] Elster Metering [2] UtiliFlex [3] DOMLEC (the Utility)