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…as new Kingston plant up and running By Fareeza HaniffThe Guyana Power and Light Company (GPL) yesterday commenced the first stage of commissioning at its new Kingston Power Plant, which will now bring significant amount of relief to consumers who have been experiencing a spate of power outages for several months.During another tour of the facility yesterday, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GPL,Cheap Jerseys China, Bharrat Dindyal told reporters that generation-related problems will now be a thing of the past as the power station is up and running.GPL has also completed the 69 KV interconnection of the Kingston Plant to Sophia,China Jerseys For Sale, which means that the transmission lines along the embankment are running at 69,Wholesale Basketball Jerseys,000 volts.The 69 KV sub station on the southern side of the facility was also commissioned, and currently, two of the three engines running at the power plant are in operation – generating power into the system.According to Dindyal, the engines will undergo a ‘running-in programme’ for seven hours after which a dry run of the efficiency test will be conducted.This will see all the machines running on full load for eight hours,Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys, where the fuel consumption will be monitored.If this is successful,Authentic MLB Jerseys Online, then an official heat rate test will be done and if everything goes according to plan then the GPL can run at 20.7 megawatts for 120 hours continuously.This will see an enormous ease in the blackout situation. The Kingston Plant is currently producing power for the grid but it is fluctuating, as every 40 minutes the plant shuts off for five minutes and is then re-powered.The CEO explained that the grid would benefit from about 4 megawatts of power which will be produced from the plant. It was also noted that the commercial operations of the plant will commence next week if all the tests are successfully completed.Meanwhile, Dindyal told media operatives that GPL will still have to conduct line maintenance as part of preparations for the Christmas season.This essentially means that some areas will experience short periods of blackout.“As you know,Cheap NFL Jerseys, the weather gets bad in late December so we have to ensure that we finish maintenance, we finish trimming trees, replace poles and prepare the network as best as we could for Christmas…so that aspect of the outages will still happen.”Approximately 20 persons have already been trained to man the US$30 million state-of-the-art 20 MW Kingston Power Station.
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