GPL suffered shutdown in Demerara system

-widespread outages on Saturday and yesterday

Despite its assurances to the public of reliable service for Christmas, the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) experienced a series of technical problems on Saturday and yesterday, including a total shutdown of the Demerara system,  leading to frequent blackouts which left citizens up and down the coast and in the city fuming.

GPL had blamed outages in the previous week on bad weather but there was none  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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