As the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) continues to carry out its regional solar photovoltaic (PV) system installation, repair and maintenance exercise, the Kopinang primary and nursery schools in the North Pakaraima, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) were recently connected to a new solar PV system. The exercise entailed the installation of a 6kWp (kilowatt โ€˜peakโ€™) solar PV system and a 28.8KWh (kilowatt per hour) battery storage system at the main building of the primary school. Meanwhile, two adjacent buildings comprising another section…

Massive expansion of energy sector ongoing, solar PV installed capacity increased by 6.661 megawatts with thousands benefitting from renewable energy projects 26,398 solar home systems distributed 21 solar mini-grids installed Six (6) electric vehicle charging stations installed for public use; free charging until March 2024 (Georgetown) February 05, 2024 โ€“ The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) has recorded notable milestones from energy projects undertaken in 2023 as Guyana pursues important steps to decouple economic growth from using fossil fuels for electricity…

Clean energy plays a pivotal role in Guyanaโ€™s energy transformation and long-term sustainability goals. It is fundamental to our environmental, social, economic, and human development, and our everyday life depends on access to energy sources across all sectors of our society. The Government of Guyana has adopted robust policies, cost-effective technologies and energy-efficient solutions with the aim of providing Guyanese with equitable and affordable access to clean and renewable energy while reducing the use of imported fossil fuels countrywide. These…

Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips recently commissioned two solar mini-photovoltaic (PV) farms at Aishalton and Karaudarnau in Deep South Rupununi, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo). He noted that the projects were not only about electrification but about shared prosperity and the overall enhancement of the Hinterland. The Prime Minister, who holds responsibility for the nationโ€™s energy sector, told residents at Aishalton that the Government is dedicated to equitable development for all Guyanese and will continue to design and implement…

Georgetown, December 20, 2023: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) has installed six (6) electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for public use. In keeping with the Low Carbon Development Strategy 2030, the Government of Guyana aims to foster the development of an electric vehicle industry to substitute fossil fuels with electricity. The key to this transition lies in developing a robust infrastructure that can locally support electric vehicle charging. In support of this policy objective, charging stations have been installed at…

ย ย ย ย ย  – 22 students and 4 teachers benefit from renewable energy (Georgetown) January 19, 2024 โ€“ In keeping with its mandate to provide reliable and sustainable energy solutions for all Guyanese, the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) conducted the installation of a new 3.3kWp solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Wednesday at the Low Wood Primary School, located along the Demerara River. The total system cost was G$3.5M. The 2-day installation exercise began on January 15 and ended January 17, 2024. Following…

On May 11, 2023 Her Worship Magistrate Rhondel Weaver found SBF International Inc. guilty of the offence of conducting the business of a wholesaler of petroleum and petroleum products without authority to do so under a wholesale or and importing wholesale licence contrary to Regulation 4 (1) (c) Petroleum and Petroleum Products Regulations 2014. The company was fined three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) and was given up to June 30, 2023 to pay the fine or failing which one of…

Georgetown, March 8, 2023: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) organised a special breakfast treat for its female staff to honour women in energy on International Womenโ€™s Day 2023 at the Cara Lodge. The Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mahender Sharma, thanked staff for their hard work throughout the years. The Guyana Energy Agency continues to support the invaluable contribution of women in the workplace through training, workshops and educational development. At the GEA, from a total of 126 staff members, (58)…

Georgetown, February 21, 2023:  The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), in January 2023, installed a 6kWp Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system along with a 28.8kWh Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Schepmoed Primary School in Region 6. The teacherโ€™s quarter was also connected to the electricity supply from the solar system. The items installed at the Schepmoed Primary School were provided by the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) in keeping with the Governmentโ€™s sustainable energy interventions for communities and…

Georgetown, February 21, 2023:  The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), in January 2023, installed a 3.375kWp Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system along with a 19.2kWh Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Lighttown Primary/Nursery School in Region 6. The items installed at the Lighttown Primary School were provided by the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) in keeping with the Governmentโ€™s sustainable energy interventions for communities and public buildings. Lighttown Primary School is located approximately 18 km from New Amsterdam on…