Press Release

Arrival of Generators for new 46.5 MW Power Plant

7th November 2020

Georgetown, Guyana, Friday, November 6, 2020: The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) is pleased to announce the arrival of five (5) x 9.3 Megawatt (MW) Wartsila Generators for the new 46.5 MW Power Plant, that is currently under construction at our Garden-of-Eden, East Bank Demerara facilities.

The arrival of the new units is in keeping with our company’s commitment to boost generation capacity and provide customers in the Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System (DBIS) with reliable electricity.

The new plant is on schedule to be completed and become operational during the second quarter in 2021.