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    Default Can Government Electrical Service be Terminated

    Can a hotel or apartment complex terminate all electrical service from the government power supplier and meet its own needs with it's own generators? Is there anything in the law that prohibits this?

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    The Villas Jasmine (a time share/hotel) in Costambar has been "off the grid" for a few years now.

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    Can a hotel or apartment complex terminate all electrical service from the government power supplier and meet its own needs with it's own generators? Is there anything in the law that prohibits this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken
    Can a hotel or apartment complex terminate all electrical service from the government power supplier and meet its own needs with it's own generators? Is there anything in the law that prohibits this?
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    Default There are lots of people that are off the grid.

    All of the Las Terrenas area is off the grid and have, according to Julio Cross "2 minutes per year" of blackouts. Everybody pays.

    In the East, most of Bavaro and Punta Cana is off the grid. Same deal.

    In Santiago, there are many private houses that are not on the grid. The Santiago Cathedral just cut their ties with Ede-Norte. They wre getting bills for 15,000 a month and no lights.!!

    So, yes, you can cut all ties with the "corporación" and good luck to you.

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    Yes it can be done. From personal experience I suggest 3 generators. Then have each one work an 8 hour shift.

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    Default OK, Now you've--

    Invested over RD$ 300,000.00 in your generators, will be using somewhere in the neighborhood of 24-30 gals of diesel/hr at a cost of RD$ 75.00-80.00/gal
    times 24 times 30-31 equals ??? !

    Too much math for me to figure without a calculator.

    Good idea, though. I have a 10KW going about 12-18 hour/day now. Thank God I have the finances to support my desire for electricity!

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