Guyana Energy Agency

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GEA Energy Intervention at Secondary Schools Will Result in over 1.9 Million Dollars in Annual Savings

Georgetown, March 2017: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) recently implemented energy efficiency and energy saving initiatives at the St. Joseph’s High and North Ruimveldt Multilateral Secondary Schools in Georgetown.

These initiatives were done in response to findings from an energy assessment conducted at both institutions, where it was identified that significant savings in energy could be achieved through the replacement of inefficient lighting appliances.

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GEA Operation Along Mahaica River Resulted in Seizure of 1,900 Gallons of Illegal Fuel

Georgetown, April 11 2017: On Monday 10th April, 2017 Inspectors of the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), with support from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) conducted an operation in the Mahaica area.

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GEA Facilitated Solar PV Installations at 9 Public Institutions-Will Result in Over 7 Million Dollars in Annual Savings

Georgetown, March 2017: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Ministry of Indigenous People Affairs (MoIP) has commenced the installation of nine (9) grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at Public Institutions (mainly secondary schools) across the country which will produce an estimated 124,321 kWh of energy annually.

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GEA Urges License Holders to Comply with Statutory Requirements to Avoid Delays

Georgetown, April 2017: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), along with other sector Agencies, continue their efforts and work in the monitoring and oversight of Licensing activities to ensure compliance with procedural and regulatory provisions under the Laws of Guyana.

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Scotiabank Partners With Guyana Energy Agency on School Project

Georgetown, March 15, 2017: On Wednesday March 15, 2017, Scotiabank Guyana presented one thousand (1,000) booklets to the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) for distribution to grade six -students of Primary schools identified by the Bank.

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Phase II: Public consultation on study to update the National Energy Policy.

The public is invited to submit their comments on the Draft Policy to the Chief Executive Officer, Guyana Energy Agency; email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Draft National Energy Policy

GEA Installs Solar Water Pump at Cassava Processing Plant in Region 9 Under CIDA Funded Project

Georgetown-December 29, 2016: To support the CIDA/OLADE/University of Calgary–Haskayne School of Business’s Rural Electrification Project in Guyana, the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) installed a 160 Watts solar water pump at the newly constructed Cassava Processing Plant and Farine Factory in the village of Wowetta located in Region 9.

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300 Primary School Students & Teachers Benefit from GEA’s Intervention

Georgetown-November 2016: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), under a 2016 capital budgeted project, has completed the installation and rehabilitation of four (4) solar systems at schools located in the hinterland and riverain communities and who were without access to electricity.

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Guyana Energy Agency Hosts Activity For Primary School Children of Region 5

(One of the Planned Activities to Commemorate Energy Month 2016)

 

Georgetown, November 26, 2016: The Conference Centre at Latchmansingh Primary School, Region 5, was the scene of high energy and excitement, on Friday November 25th 2016, as sixty students (60) participated in the Guyana Energy Agency’s ‘Express Your Energy’ activity.

Representing ten Primary schools that were selected by the Regional Educational office, the students hailed from: Latchmansingh Primary, Cotton Tree Primary, Number 5 Primary, Number 8 Primary, Number 29 Primary, Lichfield Primary, Seafield Primary, Bath Primary, Woodley Park and Hope Town Primary; and were between the ages of nine to 11 from grades four to six. The Students conveyed their interpretation and knowledge of energy sources, sustainability, energy conservation and energy efficiency through artwork/pictorial illustrations, word search and conservation tips at different stations while being enthusiastically encouraged by their fellow team members.

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Guyana Energy Agency Unveils Plans for Energy Week 2016

Georgetown, October 24, 2016: CARICOM Energy Week has been an annual feature that is celebrated simultaneously across the Caribbean by CARICOM member states. This year, a decision was made by CARICOM to have the entire month of November be labelled ‘Energy Month’. Hence, going forward CEW will now be CEM-CARICOM Energy Month. 

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