West Bank substations due to be commissioned next month
Guyana Power and Light CEO Bharrat Dindyal says work on seven substations is moving apace and the company hopes to commission those on the West Bank Demerara next month as it implements its massive US$42M infrastructural improvement programme.
On Monday Dindyal said the substations are expected to be completed by September 2013. “However, given the situation on the West Bank of Demerara, construction of those facilities has been prioritised and the power company is hoping to commission them next month,” a Govern-ment Information Agency (GINA) press release reported him as saying.
The substations are being built at Edinburgh and Vreed-en-Hoop, North Ruimveldt, Sophia, Golden Grove and Good Hope. “With these facilities we are now in a position to move bulk power from East to West Demerara,” Dindyal said. Once the system is fully operational on the West Coast Demerara, GPL will be …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.