BPL shutdown in eastern New Providence

BPL shutdown in eastern New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd (BPL) has advised that three of its feeders have been shut down due to hurricane conditions.

According to a statement, the feeder for the eastern-most portion of the Eastern Road was shut down first at 10.56pm Friday.

“At 11.16pm Friday, a controlled shutdown was executed in the Winton Highway area,” it read.

“At 11:47pm Friday, a controlled shutdown was executed for the Seabreeze area.

“There are a number of other isolated outages that our teams are dealing with as safety concerns permit.

It added: “BPL continues to execute its approved hurricane plan and reminds customers that regular updates will be issued via news outlets and social media.”

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you’ve outlined the areas that was shut down due to trees and winds, Bellot and Firetrail Rd. was not included in that, so how is it that we are still without power? it’s now 1:00 pm in the afternoon. How much longer do we have to endure this?

Hello. Village road and Tuckaway area has no more rain. Can you please turn power back on. We are losing food with power still off from last night.
Thankyou.

Light went off from about 7pm yesterday in Highbury Park Weybridge Road and never came back on

Power is still out on Faith Ave. and the Flamingo area can someone please give can update, be mindful that their’s sick and elderly people in some of those homes….

Spring terrace Gleniston Garden is still NOT on…the lights are still OFF feom 5am this morning.
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Spring Terrace Gleniston Garden is still OFF from 515am this morning…PLEASE see how soon we can get power…thx u

Current is off yes, but closing the gas stations is rediculous. So for those of us who has a small generator trying to keep the groceries you bought how does this work???

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