Press Release

Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System Service Interruption

12th April 2021

Georgetown, Guyana: Monday, April 12, 2021: At approximately 07:14 hrs, a fault developed at the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) Garden of Eden Power Plant which caused an overload of four (4) engines at the Kingston Power Plant, resulting in a shutdown the Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System (DBIS).

Restoration efforts commenced immediately; at approximately 07:38 hrs incremental power restoration commenced. All areas were repowered at approximately 09:22 hrs.
Immediately following full service restoration, our technical team commenced a comprehensive investigation to determine the root cause of the fault at the Garden of Eden Power Plant to inform any corrective action(s).

Our company remains committed to providing reliable power supply and offers sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused.