AES began operations in the Dominican Republic in 1997 with the firm conviction of adding value to be national energy market and contributing to the development of the communities it serves. Today AES Dominicana is positioned as the principal investor Group with modern energy facilities, with the latest generation technology, and the most price-competitive array of fuels used in the generation of electricity in the Dominican market.
AES Dominicana is the only Group with local operations that has two deep draft port infrastructures. The Liquid Natural Gas terminal, located in the AES Andrés energy park, is the exclusive entry for natural gas into this country, while the Itabo International Port is the only port that receives coal and other types of bulk materials in Panamax size.
AES Dominicana´s investments exceed 800 millions dollars, and have a direct impact on the lives the 300 workers. This Group constitutes one of the principal supports for the National Interconnected Electrical System (NIES) suplplying around 40% of the country´s energy demand.
AES Dominicana supports the growth of the company on pillars such as Corporate Social Responsibility, care for the Environment and for its People, which it considers its main asset. In the same manner the company works in abidance with the global principles of being a socially responsible company through the AES Dominicana foundation which addresses those areas which suffer from the most precarious conditions, such as education and child health.