Natural gas-powered electricity generation feasible; East Demerara site identified for pipeline

The use of natural gas for the state-owned Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) to generate electricity has been found to be feasible and a site has already been identified to land a pipeline to bring the fuel ashore, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson said.

“It has been confirmed that it is feasible. It has been confirmed that it will be an absolute benefit to the country, has been confirmed-and I can say this and I will go out on a limb and say the numbers are all sub US 10 cents per megawatt hour,” he said.

Published in Demerara Waves, 4th April, 2018