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Tourism NAMA in the Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

Description

Overview
Sector Waste
Focus area
(no data)
Type of action Strategy/Policy
Scope Sub-national
Stage Under development
Submitted to UNFCCC registry Yes
Start of initiative 2013
Financing and support details
Financing status Seeking financing
Total cost US$ 370 mln
Financing requested US$ 310 mln
Financing received to-date
(no data)
Principal source of financing Not known
Principal type of financing Not known
Capacity building required Yes
Technology transfer required No
Additional information
Proponent(s) National Council for Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism
International funder(s)
(no data)
Organization providing technical support CCAP
Contact Omar Ramirez‐Tejada
Objective:

The goal of the NAMA is to achieve wide‐spread adoption of alternative energy technologies and address waste management in the tourism sector.

Activities: (2013 - 2020)
Modules of the NAMA are:

  • Modular (distributed) biomass facilities in high‐density touristic areas.
  • Medium‐scale refuse‐derived fuel (RDF) and biomass densified fuel (BDF) facilities
  • Renewable energy solutions that are expected to lower energy costs for the tourism sector.

Activities include:

  • Pilot projects that demonstrate the technical and economic viability of the alternative energy technologies (helping to address technology risk),
  • Government efforts to streamline the permitting process,
  • A financial mechanism that reduces or eliminates the need for an up‐front equity investment, structures the financial deal such that the hotel

sees net benefits starting in the first year, and enables transaction costs to be incorporated into the larger financial package;

  • The support from local people and small companies which can participate as fuel suppliers, increasing the socioeconomic co‐benefits of the project.

Impact and MRV

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Cumulative GHG reductions: No data available
Mitigative capacity:

No information has been provided on mitigative capacity

Co-benefits:

Social: Information has not been provided
Economic: Lower energy costs to consumers
Environmental: Reduction of illegal dumping, diversion of organic and recyclable waste from landfills, lower leachate production, lower amounts of groundwater contamination, marine ecosystem protection,

MRV Framework:
No MRV plan has been defined


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