Besides that, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, together with the Ministry of Environment and the National Competitiveness Council, yesterday signed an agreement establishing the basis for a greater collaboration among them. These entities will seek to generate incentives to enhance competitiveness and improve environmental performance, Periódico 7 Días published.
The installation of more CNG supply points has become an urgent matter because of the increasing demand of this fuel in the country. García Arévalo said that savings for a vehicle converted to natural gas reach RD$ 800 (USD 21) daily.
In early May, the President Leonel Fernández officially launched a plan that would make possible the widespread implementation of NGVs in the country and granted licenses to permit diverse companies to operate in the sector.