Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Public Infrastructure
  • Guyana Energy Agency (GEA)
  • Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL)
  • Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. (HECI)
  • Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
  • Ministry of Finance (MoF)
  • Guyana Office for Investment (GOINVEST)
  • Ministry of Communities (MoC)
  • Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs (MoIPA)
  • Guyana Lands and Survey Commission (GLSC)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Framework for Guyana Green State Development Strategy
  • Draft National Energy Policy
  • Technology Needs Assessment and Technology Action Plan
  • Energy Transition Roadmap
  • Presentation on Guyana’s Energy Policy and NDCs
  • Guyana Energy Agency Strategic Plan 2016-2020
  • Draft Hinterland Energy Strategy
  • Low Carbon Development Strategy
  • Guyana Power Sector Policy and Implementation Strategy
  • National Development Strategy
  • Solar PV Projects Map
  • Solar Projects conducted by Guyana Energy Agency
  • Video on Guyana Hinterland Electrification Programme (Solar PV Grid-Tie Farms)
  • OLADE Rural Energy Project in Guyana
  • OLADE Rural Energy Project in Guyana
  • USAID Improving Health Facility Infrastructure (IHFI) project
  • Experiences from the Hinterland Electrification Programme
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 3.62 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    2.92%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    134
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 212.15 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    13.0%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    44.67%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    NA
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    NA
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