6th Annual Dominican Republic Energy Roundtable

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Hilton Santo Domingo
George Washington Ave. 500, Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic


For over 6 years, the Institute of the Americas’ annual Dominican Republic Energy Roundtable has created a space to address energy policy issues and topics of relevance to the country’s energy sector. During this year’s executive roundtable, speakers and panelists will analyze the current energy landscape, where discussions stand regarding the “Pacto Eléctrico” and the opportunities and challenges vis-a-vis natural gas and increasing deployment of renewable energy as part of the country’s energy matrix, as well as efforts to exploit domestic hydrocarbon resources.


  • Pelegrín Castillo Semán, Minister of Mines and Energy
  • Juan Rodríguez Nina, Executive Director, Comisión Nacional de Energía (CNE)
  • Alvaro Atilano, Energy Principal Executive, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America
  • Jesús Bolinaga, General Manager, CEPM
  • Rodolfo Cabello, Advisor to the Executive Vice President, CDEEE
  • Raúl Carral, General Manager, Power Plants Sales, Central America, Wärtsilä North America, Inc.
  • Jorge Mercado, Energy Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  • Milton Morrison, Executive Vice President, Asociación Dominicana de la Industria Eléctrica (ADIE)
  • Freddy Obando, Commercial Director, AES Dominicana & Regional Fuel Director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
  • Enrique Ramírez, Advisor to the President for Renewable Energy
  • Alberto Reyes, Vice Minister of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Energy and Mines
  • Viriato Sánchez, Director of Cabinet, Ministry of Energy and Mines
  • Alberto Veloz, Vice Minister of Energy, Ministry of Energy and Mines


CAF                Interenergy                   Wartsila

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