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Ms Teixeira misrepresented the Finance Minister’s position on the Amaila project
24 Feb

Ms Teixeira misrepresented the Finance Minister’s position on the Amaila project

Letter to the Editor (Stabroek News) Dear Editor, The Minister of Finance notes with concern an article carried in Monday’s edition of Stabroek News captioned `PPP complains to Norway over `undermining’ of forest partnership,’ which cites a letter from PPP Member of Parliament Gail Teixeira to Per Fredrik Pharo, Director of Norway’s International Climate and Forest...
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Budget Highlights 2016 - Energy
12 Feb

Budget Highlights 2016 - Energy

Construction of 4 mini-hydro power stations at Kamaira, Kumu, Tumatumari and Tiger Hill. Rehabilitation and operation of Moco Moco Hydropower Scheme to supply power to the Lethem Power Company. Re-development of Tumatumari Hydropower Scheme to supply Mahdia with electricity at low rates. $2.5B to improve GPL’s operational management capabilities. 830 km of the main distribution network...
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Advancing Guyana-Norway Agreement, financing for green initiatives among priorities at climate change conference
09 Dec

Advancing Guyana-Norway Agreement, financing for green initiatives among priorities at climate change conference

Georgetown, Guyana – (December 7, 2015) The Government of Guyana is primarily looking to engage the Norwegian Government, source financing for 'clean and green initiatives' and to strengthen bilateral ties with several countries, at the on-going United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21), currently being held in Paris, France....
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Norway US$80m could go to other energy projects if Amaila Hydro does not go through -Jordan
09 Dec

Norway US$80m could go to other energy projects if Amaila Hydro does not go through -Jordan

The future of the Guyana-Norway forest protection agreement which has been mired in uncertainty was discussed at a meeting in Paris, France yesterday between the two countries and there was agreement that US$80m which had been earmarked for the Amaila hydro-power project could go to other energy initiatives in the event that the project doesn’t go ahead. Held on the side lines of the 2015...
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