GPL examines tripped circuits which resulted in power outages
─ some areas to be restored soon
DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL Inc.) is working to restore power in those areas across Region 4 that are currently without electricity.
Director of Operations, Bharat Harjohn, told the Department of Public Information (DPI), that due to heavy rainfall in the wee hours this morning, three (3) circuits tripped resulting in service interruptions in a number of areas in Georgetown, on the East Coast and East Bank of Demerara.
“As of now they are checking the circuits for faults,” he said.
Adding that the minor issues will be dealt with immediately, however, the major ones will take some time.
“We have to wait and see as those examinations are taking p0lace at the moment”
Th affected areas include; Georgetown; Prashad Nagar, Kitty, Campbellville, Subryanville, Newtown, Queenstown, Alberttown, Bel Air, South Ruimveldt, Festival City, North Ruimveldt, Guyhoc Gardens, Roxanne Burnham Gardens, Stevedore, Tucville, Lamaha Park and PP QQ Scheme. East Coast Demerara; South Sophia to Success and East Bank Demerara; Nandy Park to Hope.