During the tour, Ambassador Robin S. Bernstein met in detail the investment and technological advances that support the efficiency of the energy service in the eastern part of the country.
Bávaro. The Altagracia. US Ambassador Robin S. Bernstein visited the facilities of the Punta Cana Macao Energy Consortium -CEPM-, to learn about the infrastructure and the innovative technology that supports the efficiency and guarantee of energy supply in the East, specifically in Bávaro, Verón , Nisibón, Miches and Punta Cana.
The diplomat was accompanied by her husband Richard Bernstein and Katharine Beamer, Counselor of Political and Economic Affairs of the US embassy in the country.
On behalf of CEPM, a company of the InterEnergy Group, Bernstein and his delegation received Mr. Roberto Herrera, Executive Director of CEPM, Oscar San Martin, General Manager, Vielka Guzman, Director of Communications & Shared Value and Wellington Reyes, Commercial Director and of Innovation.
CEPM is the most important investment in energy solutions in the East of the Dominican Republic, with an amount exceeding US $ 680 million.
Roberto Herrera informed the diplomat about the projects inaugurated earlier this year in the Bávaro facilities as well as the development of ongoing projects, including electric mobility and solar energy parks.
In the case of Electric Mobility, the company recently announced the signing of an agreement with the American company Blink to develop the charging infrastructure for Electric Vehicles in the Dominican Republic and Panama, with the aim of expanding the business to other markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. the Caribbean in the near future.
During the meeting, the ambassador was interested in knowing also the challenges and the development of future plans that CEPM has in the tourist area as well as investments in renewable energies and new technologies.
The ambassador toured the facilities on board the Tesla Model 3, one of the electric vehicles that the company has as part of its drive to electric mobility in the country.