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Daily Archives: May 28, 2019

Power restored after trips in Demerara-Berbice system

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) on Tuesday said an almost-three-hour-blackout in Demerara and Berbice was initially triggered by an “abrupt” loss of a total of 16.5 megawatts (MWs) of generation capacity at the Kingston and Vreed-en-Hoop power plants. “Remedial system restoration commenced within minutes of the shutdown which resulted in power restoration in both Counties. Our Company remains ...

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European techniques for improving Georgetown

Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, is poised to learn a few strategies from northern Europe, under the auspices of an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)-sponsored seminar, “Urban Workshop: Learning from the Nordic Experience” taking place this week in Copenhagen, Denmark and Malm√∂, Sweden, City Hall said Tuesday. Deputy Mayor, Alfred Mentore, along with other Latin American and the Caribbean mayors and municipal technical ...

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Update: GTT landline service restored

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph’s (GTT) landline service was restored after a more-than-one-hour outage that also affected mobile Internet data system, officials said. The reason for the early Tuesday morning outage was not immediately clear, but technicians and engineers were continuing their probe. The company was expected to provide an official update later Tuesday morning. During the outage, subscribers could ...

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