“Put energy-efficient items in your home” – GEA Head

first_imgHead of the Guyana Energy Authority (GEA), Dr Mahender Sharma, has called on consumers to utilise energy-efficient appliances in their homes and other facilities.In brief remarks at the end of the Regional Energy Kilo-walk organised by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Energy Programme, Dr Sharma told scores of participants to “put energy-efficient things in your homes”, as quoted by the Department of Public Information. The event was held to observe Caricom Energy Month.A section of the participants during the walk on SaturdayProgramme Manager for energy at the CARICOM Secretariat, Dr Devon Gardener, has said the activity was organised to increase citizens’ awareness on the importance of sustainable energy use.The walk commenced in front of the CARICOM Secretariat at Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown and proceeded westward, before turning right onto Conversation Tree. It went along the Rupert Craig Highway to the UG road, then headed west along the Railway Embankment and concluded at the CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters.This exercise is one of a number of activities to observe CARICOM Energy Month, which is being observed under the theme ‘Rethinking Energy – Shaping a Resilient Community: Walk the talk’.Other activities for the month of observances include a Youth Essay Competition, Young Energy Artist Competition, Energy Personality Award, and Knowledge Webinars.Energy Month activities are being organised across the region with the aim of highlighting the role of citizens in securing their own sustainable energy future by providing information on the steps that can be taken to empower them to so do.Saturday’s event targeted a cross-section of society with the expectation of providing a platform to increase awareness on sustainable energy matters, as well as the efforts of the Caricom Energy Programme and the Guyana Energy Agency.The event was attended by officials from the various ministries, members of the diplomatic corp, members of staff, representatives from various NGOs, youth groups, and the public.last_img read more

NA CHÉAD FHÓGRAÍ FOILSITHE AG AIRE STÁIT NA GAELTACHTA I DTACA LEIS NA LIMISTÉIR PLEANÁLA TEANGA GHAELTACHTA

first_imgD’fhógair an tAire Stáit sa Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta, Donnchadh Mac Fhionnlaoich, T.D., inniu go bhfuil na chéad fhógraí foilsithe aige i dtaca leis na Limistéir Pleanála Teanga Ghaeltachta, mar atá:Ciarraí Thiar;Cois Fharraige; agus Gaoth Dobhair, Rann na Feirste, Anagaire agus Loch an Iúir.“Tá lúcháir orm a bheith in ann a fhógairt go bhfuil an chéad trí fhógra foilsithe agam faoi alt 7(3) d’Acht na Gaeltachta 2012. Cuireann na fógraí seo tús oifigiúil leis an phróiseas pleanála teanga ar an talamh sna limistéir seo,” a dúirt an Aire Stáit Mac Fhionnlaoich.Tabharfar tréimhse suas le 2 mhí ón 16 Eanáir 2014 d’eagraíochtaí chun iarratais a dhéanamh chuig Údarás na Gaeltachta le bheith roghnaithe mar eagraíochtaí chun plean teanga a ullmhú agus a fheidhmiú sna limistéir sin. Tá sé beartaithe ag an Roinn na treoirlínte pleanála teanga faoin Acht a fhoilsiú ar an lá céanna.Tabharfar tréimhse suas le 2 bhliain ón dáta ar a roghnaíonn Údarás na Gaeltachta an eagraíocht chun plean teanga a chur faoi bhráid na Roinne le faomhadh i gcomhréir leis na critéir pleanála teanga forordaithe. Ina dhiaidh sin, beidh tréimhse 7 mbliana ag na heagraíochtaí chun na pleananna teanga a chur i bhfeidhm le cabhair ó Údarás na Gaeltachta. Déanfaidh an Roinn athbhreithniú tréimhsiúil ar chur i bhfeidhm na bpleananna le linn na 7 mbliana sin.“Agus tús oifigiúil curtha anois leis an phróiseas pleanála teanga i 3 Limistéar Pleanála Teanga Gaeltachta ó thuaidh, ó dheas agus thiar, táim ag súil go mbeidh 10 bhfógra eile foilsithe i gcás 10 limistéar eile an bhliain seo chugainn agus go ndéanfar na fógraí eile ina dhiaidh sin,” a dúirt an tAire Stáit Mac Fhionnlaoich. NA CHÉAD FHÓGRAÍ FOILSITHE AG AIRE STÁIT NA GAELTACHTA I DTACA LEIS NA LIMISTÉIR PLEANÁLA TEANGA GHAELTACHTA was last modified: December 21st, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Anagaire agus Loch an Iúir.Gaoth Dobhairlanguage planRann na Feirstelast_img read more