Essequibo Coast GPL generator moved to Bartica for Regatta

first_imgA generator placed at the Anna Regina Power Station, Essequibo by the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) to supply the region with electricity has now been moved to Bartica for the Regatta.The GPL power plant at Anna Regina, Essequibo, Region TwoBusinesses and residents are reporting that the generator was removed by senior management.According to reports, the remaining generators cannot supply the Coast, and as such, residents are now faced with constant blackouts.A GPL source informed that the generator moved was currently the best generating set at the power plant.Meanwhile, businesses, especially those in the ice, fish, and meat industries, are complaining of the extra dollars they have to spend on running their own generators.Rice millers are also severely affected by this move. As such, the fed-up residents are complaining bitterly about the service provided by the power supply company.They are calling on the Government to speed up the process of replacing the old Wärtsilä Plant at Anna Regina, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).last_img read more