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Bagatelle Dam to be completed by June 2017

Bagatelle Dam to be completed by June 2017
Date:December 28, 2016|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 28 December, 2016: The impoundment of the Bagatelle dam which started on 22 December 2016 will last till June 2017. In some six months, with favourable rainfall, the Dam will be completely filled and water which is being directed from the Casc


Inauguration of Case Noyale 66/22 kV Substation

Inauguration of Case Noyale 66/22 kV Substation
Date:December 16, 2016|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 16 December, 2016: The Case Noyale 66/22 kV Substation in the western part of Mauritius, to the tune of Rs 520 million, was inaugurated on 15 December 2016 by the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collend


Energy Efficiency Regulations to be effective in 2017

Energy Efficiency Regulations to be effective in 2017
Date:December 13, 2016|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS - 13 December, 2016: The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr  Ivan Collendavelloo, will make the Energy Efficiency (Labelling of Regulated Machinery) Regulations to provide for mandatory labelling of domestic applia


Offshore Wind Energy: Mauritius has the potential to set up offshore wind farms

Offshore Wind Energy: Mauritius has the potential to set up offshore wind farms
Date:October 27, 2016|Domain:Public Utilities--Education & Training

GIS – 27 October 2016: The potential for the development of offshore wind energy in Mauritius exists however it is important to take into consideration environmental aspects such as cyclones and tsunamis and the coral reef as well as respecting the


The Board of the Utility Regulatory Authority constituted

The Board of the Utility Regulatory Authority constituted
Date:September 30, 2016|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 30 September, 2016: The Utility Regulatory Authority (URA) was the focus of a presentation yesterday at the Lunch Room of the National Assembly, in the presence of the Board members. The Board has as Chairman Prof. Goolamhussen Mohamedbhai, an


2016-2017 Budget: Promoting Green economy to maximise investment opportunities

2016-2017 Budget: Promoting Green economy to maximise investment opportunities
Date:August 05, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Utilities

GIS – 05 August, 2016: Budget 2016-2017 outlines Government policy on developing local sources of renewable energy which offers a unique potential for launching a green economy, with new high value-added jobs, while at the same time addressing envir


Budget 2016-2017: Measures unveiled to improve quality of life

Budget 2016-2017: Measures unveiled to improve quality of life
Date:August 04, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Utilities--Law and Order

GIS - 04 August, 2016: The Budget lays much emphasis on the importance of enhancing the quality of life of each and everyone. To this end the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, has enumerated a series of measures.   


Open Day at Digital Gate to mark World Hydrography Day

Open Day at Digital Gate to mark World Hydrography Day
Date:June 23, 2016|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Public Utilities--International Relations

GIS - 23 June, 2016: To mark the World Hydrography Day which is celebrated on 21st June every year, the Ministry of Housing and Lands organised yesterday an open day and an exhibition at the Digital Gate, Port Louis Waterfront. The theme chosen thi


Prize Giving Ceremony for Winners of Energy Efficiency Competitions

Prize Giving Ceremony for Winners of Energy Efficiency Competitions
Date:May 06, 2016|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 06 May, 2016: The winners of three competitions focused on Energy Efficiency launched by the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities in collaboration with the Energy Efficiency Management Office (EEMO) and the United Nations Development Progra


World Water Day marked by an Exhibition on ‘Water and Jobs’ at La Marie Water Treatment Plant

World Water Day marked by an Exhibition on ‘Water and Jobs’ at La Marie Water Treatment Plant
Date:March 22, 2016|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 22 March, 2016: A three-day exhibition on the theme “Water and Jobs” opened this morning at La Marie Water treatment plant to mark World Water Day 2016. The exhibition, open to students and the public in general, is being organised at the init