Georgetown, June 2014:  Monday June 9th 2014 was ‘World Accreditation Day’. This year, World Accreditation Day was observed under the theme “Accreditation: Delivering confidence in the provision of energy”. The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) wholeheartedly embraces and applauds this theme; owing to the fact that it focuses on the role that accreditation plays in providing confidence in the provision of energy.…

Street Lighting is an important service that helps to contribute to safety and security of the public, businesses, and residential spaces. Street lights also aide in crime prevention and recreational activities. Over the years, this service has significantly contributed to the energy consumption from the utility at a considerable cost. …

Georgetown, October 05, 2013:  After more than one year since the launch of Guyana’s first grid-connected solar photovoltaic net-metering system, the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) has saved more than one million Guyana dollars in electricity costs; thereby contributing positively to the environment by avoiding the release of more than 9,740kg of carbon dioxide (a greenhouse gas), while at the same time demonstrating that GPL’s grid is stable enough and the metering mechanism is capable of facilitating a net-metering platform. Guyana…

Georgetown, 2014: An energy efficient wood stove is a device that is designed to consume less fuel (wood) and save cooking time. It also aids in reducing the volume of particulates and smoke produced during cooking in comparison to the traditional open-flame wood stove (‘fire side’).…

Georgetown. 2014: Biogas is a gas produced by the breakdown or decomposition of organic waste in the absence of oxygen and comprises a mixture of gases, mainly carbon dioxide and methane.  Biogas can be used as an alternative energy source instead of firewood and fossil fuels.…

Georgetown, January 2014: Prior to 2003 Guyana was facing a large number of fuel smuggling and associated tax losses. Non-taxed fuel was being smuggled into the country and sold illegally to retail sites while taxed road fuels were being adulterated with low-tax kerosene. With no means of identifying which fuels were legally imported and which were smuggled, and recognizing the ruinous effect of fuel smuggling on legitimate businesses, the Government of Guyana implemented the ‘Fuel Marking Programme’ in 2003.  …

Remarks by Mr. Joseph Williams Programme Manager, Energy Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat on the occasion of the Launch of CARICOM Energy Week 2013 (CEW 2013) 11 November 2013, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago I wish to begin by conveying greetings on behalf of the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. He sends his highest regards and commendation to the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for the initiative to host the Launch of CARICOM Energy…

(One of the Planned Activities to Commemorate Energy Week 2013) Georgetown, November 12, 2013: The Board Room of the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) came alive on Tuesday November 12th, 2013, with much exuberance and unbridled excitement as twenty six students from four Primary Schools ‘Expressed Their Energy’ through art, at the GEA’s ‘Poster Board Activity’.…