Río Haina power station

From Global Energy Monitor


Río Haina power station is a 293-megawatt (MW) fuel oil-fired power plant in Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic.

Plant operator EGE Haina reportedly planned to replace the existing power station with a two-unit, 240-megawatt coal-fired plant, but this project appears to have been abandoned.


The map below shows the existing fuel oil-fired plant, near the Río Haina in Bajos de Haina.

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The existing Río Haina plant uses fuel oil and diesel as its energy sources and is operated by EGE Haina.[1][2]

Proposed Coal-Fired Expansion

In February 2013, Diario Libre reported that EGE Haina would replace Río Haina's existing oil-fired Units 1, 2 and 4 with a brand new 240 MW coal-fired plant comprising two units of 120 MW each, at an estimated cost of $624 million and with an anticipated start-up date of 2016 or 2017.[3]

However, there have been no subsequent press reports about the proposed coal-fired units, and no such conversion of the Río Haina facility is mentioned on the EGE Haina website, so the coal-fired project appears to have been definitively abandoned.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: EGE Haina
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
  • Coordinates: 18.424206, -70.020622 (exact)
  • Status:
    • Units 5 & 6: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 5: 120 MW [3]
    • Unit 6: 120 MW [3]
  • Type: Units 5 & 6: Circulating fluidized bed[3]
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Haina". EGE Haina. Retrieved 2022-06-21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Centrales". EGE Haina. Retrieved 2022-06-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Ege Haina construirá dos plantas a carbón que aportarán 240 megawatts,", Diario Libre, February 18, 2013.

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