Tumatumari hydropower station being reactivated
- to drive Region 8 industrialisation
A local engineering company has commenced work to reactivate the Tumatumari hydroelectricity station in Region Eight (Potaro/Siparuni) as part of a wider plan for industrial development in the area.
It is anticipated that full rehabilitation of the station will start this year and is scheduled to be completed within a year of commencement. The hydroelectricity component of the Tumatumari Industrial Development Project is being spearheaded by Dynamic Engineering Company Limited of Eccles and its principal Lloyd Rose told Stabroek News in an exclusive interview that a proof test to demonstrate that the main components of the hydropower plant are operable, has been successfully completed. “The project has a long-term perspective and it is mainly grounded in industrial development in the area over time,” Rose, an engineer, said. He said a business plan has been prepared for the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.