Georgetown, October 8, 2022: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) completed the installation of nine (9) solar PV systems at public/community buildings in Region 1 in September 2022.  The installations amounted to a collective solar capacity of 69kWp and included battery energy storage systems (BESS), totalling 302kWh. The beneficiaries and installed capacities are as follows: Solar PV Installations in Region 1 Public Buildings Installed Array Size (kWp) Battery Size (kWh) Arakaka Primary School 7 18 Wauna Primary School 3 18 Santa…

Georgetown, August 22, 2022:  The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), in July 2022, installed a 6.66kWp Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system along with a 33.12kWh Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Dredge Creek Primary/Nursery School in Region 2. Additionally, GEA wired the building to accept the electricity from the system.  The items installed at the Dredge Creek Primary/Nursery School were provided by the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA). Dredge Creek Primary/Nursery School is located approximately 4.6 km from the…

Georgetown, August 19, 2022:  The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), in July 2022, installed a 3.16kWp Solar PV system along with a 19.2kWh Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Kamwatta Primary School in Region 1. The items for the installation at the Kamwatta Primary School were provided by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support Government’s sustainable energy interventions at community/public buildings in the Hinterland. Kamwatta is a riverain satellite village of Santa Rosa/Moruca located along…

Georgetown, August 19, 2022: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), on July 14, 2022, installed a 3.16kWp Solar PV System along with a 19.2kWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Sand Creek Primary School in Region 9. The equipment for the installation was provided by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support the GEA’s sustainable energy interventions. Sand Creek village is an Amerindian community located on the right bank of the Rupununi River in Region 9 with a population…

The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), during the month of April 2022, installed a 3.16kWp Solar PV system along with a 28.8kWh Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Quebanang Health Centre (Region 7).The items/equipment for the system were procured under the Sustainable Energy Intervention by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and handed over to the GEA for installation at the Quebanang Health Centre. The GEA also installed the electrical infrastructure of the building to use the…

Georgetown, April 8, 2022:  The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) today observed the National Day of Fasting and Prayer in keeping with the declaration of His Excellency, President Mohamed Irfaan Ali. GEA recognised that the event sought to unite the nation under the banner of One Guyana and ensure that, “our diversity remains a source of strength and not an instrument of division and disaffection”. A short programme was held this morning in the Agency’s compound where staff gathered to say…

Georgetown, April, 1 2022: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), on March 28th 2022, under its sustainable energy interventions at community/public buildings, installed a 48kWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) as a replacement for the depleted 47.04kWh BESS. This BESS is essential to the operation of the off-grid 6.2kWp Solar PV System which supplies electricity at the St. Cuthbert’s Mission Secondary School located in the community of Pakuri along the Linden Soesdyke Highway. The lack of a stable electricity supply at…

Georgetown, March 16, 2022:  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) today signed a handover agreement for three (3) solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, twelve (12) deep cycle batteries and eighteen (18) solar PV panels to support GEA’s sustainable energy interventions at community/public buildings in the Hinterland. UNDP secured funding of approximately G$8.2 million which was used to procure the solar PV systems, solar panels and batteries. The items were formally handed over to GEA who…