Roseau, Dominica – December 3, 2009........ The Government of Dominica has reached an important stage in its quest to harness and exploit the country's geothermal resource in the Wotten Waven area.
Comprehensive geological, geochemical and geophysical and related environmental and feasibility studies have revealed that the Commonwealth of Dominica, situated between the two French Departments of Guadeloupe and Martinique, has the largest geothermal potential in the Caribbean.
This information was revealed by Geologist, Mr. Herve Traineau of CFG Services (Subsidiary of BRGM) at a Project Steering Committee Meeting of the Interreg IIIB financed component of the project entitled: "Preparation of a Geothermal-based Cross-Border Electrical Interconnection in the Caribbean" in Roseau recently. Work on this component of the geothermal energy project in the Wotten Waven resource area started in April, 2008 and was completed in November, 2008. cont./
Courtesy of: Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica
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