Guyana Energy Agency

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Region 9 Village Benefitted from GEA Supported OLADE Energy Project

Georgetown-June 2017: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) is currently providing technical support to the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) Energy Project which seeks to implement pilot/demonstration sustainable energy initiatives in three rural communities in Guyana.

Funded by the Canadian Government, the project, titled ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Renewable Energy Project’, seeks to enhance and accelerate productivity in the rural communities of Shulinab (Region 9), Powaikoru (Region 1) and Moraikobai (Region 5), through the use of renewable energy technology.

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GEA Urges Residents, Public and Private Entities to Replace Aging and Defective AC units with Energy Efficient AC-Units

Georgetown, May 2017: Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), Dr. Mahender Sharma, is urging all Ministries, Government Agencies, Semi-Autonomous Organizations, private sector entities and residents to procure ONLY energy efficient/energy star certified air conditioning units.

Dr. Sharma is cautioning entities procuring air-conditioners to not only look at the initial capital cost of the ACs when determining a supplier, but to also look at the annual energy costs for operating the units. If analysed over a 2 to 3 year period, the payback for investments in energy efficient air-conditioners is easily understood and the higher costs are justified from the payback analysis. GEA stands ready to provide technical advice on this and other energy-related matters.

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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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