A digital solution for loss reduction: SMART metering infrastructure Encouraged by the opportunities presented by the continued evolution of digital technologies within the electricity sector, the main electricity supplier of Guyana has made important advancements in the last years to transform the sector. The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) is the main state-owned … [Read more...] about Guyana’s power utility prepares for the future
Lerone Williams is an energy consultant providing technical support for the supervision of projects in the Guyana energy sector which encompass the areas of power sector development, deployment of renewable energy technologies, and improved energy access in hinterland communities. Before joining the Bank, he was Engineer and Program Manager at the Ministry of Public Works in Guyana, responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of electrical and mechanical building systems within the public sector. During his time at the Ministry, he was also integrally involved in the inspection, and certification of residential, commercial, and industrial installations across the country. As an energy and power systems consultant in the private sector Lerone is also experienced in conducting commercial grade energy audits and designing electrical and solar PV installations. He has also worked with the UNDP office in Guyana supporting the Energy, Environment and Extractive Industries Program. Lerone is an Electrical Engineer, from the University of Camagüey in Cuba, and holds a Master of Business Administration, with specializations in Energy, Innovation and Finance from the University of the West Indies, Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.