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Prime Minister says Ocean economy is high on Government Agenda

Prime Minister says Ocean economy is high on Government Agenda
Date:December 24, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 24 December, 2015: Ocean Economy, termed as the last frontier of economic growth by numerous experts, is high on Government agenda,  said the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth,  yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Hotel in Port-Louis.   He was


Wind Farm at Plaine des Roches operational in January 2016

Wind Farm at Plaine des Roches operational in January 2016
Date:December 15, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 15 December, 2015: The new wind farm at Plaine des Roches will be operational as from January 2016. The electricity produced will be distributed to the Central Electricity Board (CEB) and will be fully injected on the national network, which i


Water consumption: New measure implemented as from 1st January 2016

Water consumption: New measure implemented as from 1st January 2016
Date:December 11, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS - 11 December, 2015: Households, whose monthly water consumption does not exceed 6 cubic metres, will be provided with water, free of charge, as from 1 January 2016. These households, if connected to the waste water network, would also be exe


Drawing of lots for first batch of squatters of Tranquebar

Drawing of lots for first batch of squatters of Tranquebar
Date:November 30, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities--Social Security

GIS - 30 November, 2015: The drawing of lots exercise to determine the allotment of housing units for a first batch of 56 squatters of Tranquebar was held today at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Ministe


CEB working on project of a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Plant

CEB working on project of a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Plant
Date:October 20, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 20 October, 2015: In line with its objective to ensure security of supply, the Central Electricity Board (CEB) is contemplating to set up a 135-150 MW thermal power plant based on Combined Cycle Gas Turbine technology at its site at Les Grande


Small Scale Energy Production: Some 300 applications received

Small Scale Energy Production: Some 300 applications received
Date:September 23, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 23 September, 2015: Around 300 applications for a total capacity of 1,100 kW have been received as at date by the Central Electricity Board (CEB) in the context of the second Small Scale Distributed Generated (SSDG) project for consumers. The


Presentation of the Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency Bill in the National Assembly

Presentation of the Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency Bill in the National Assembly
Date:September 02, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 02 September, 2015: The Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency Bill, that provides for the establishment of the Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency (MREA) has been presented yesterday at the National Assembly for a first reading by the Vice Prime Min


Energy and Water Statistics 2014

Energy and Water Statistics 2014
Date:August 12, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 12 August, 2015: Statistics Mauritius has released the latest figures on Energy and Water for the year 2014. The total primary energy requirement increased by 2.5% as compared to 2013. As for water, the mean amount of rainfall recorded in Maur


Opening of Inception Workshop on Energy Audit management

Opening of Inception Workshop on Energy Audit management
Date:July 07, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS - 7 July 2015: A one-day inception workshop for Consultancy Services to assist the Energy Efficiency Management Office (EEMO) in Energy Audit Management opened this morning at La Cannelle in Domaine Les Pailles. Around 60 participants from the


SADC Water Week: Two-day National Workshop Kicks off

SADC Water Week: Two-day National Workshop Kicks off
Date:June 05, 2015|Domain:Public Utilities--International Relations

​GIS - 5 June 2015: A two-day national workshop held in the context of the SADC Water Week opened yesterday at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle in the presence of the Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavalloo, and other stakeholders fr