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Powerless: Residents demand relief as island-wide blackout hits NP

Full complement of rental generation still not installed NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Patrice Gertilus, a mother of two and grandmother returned... read more »

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BPL: 10 megawatts of rental generators installed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As load shedding persists on New Providence, much to the frustration of residents who have been challenged... read more »

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Power outages persist on Bimini

BPL seeking to move additional generation to the island NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Three days after a fire destroyed two engines... read more »

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Deal: Excessive power cuts may lead businesses to take drastic measures

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Chairperson of the Environment and Energy Committee for The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, Debbie Deal, said yesterday... read more »

Business

URCA’s town hall meeting promises open conversations with the public

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –Shared discussions on utility structure, consumer impact and alternative energy solutions are amongst a few of the initiatives... read more »

Business

$4 million solar project to cut power generation cost by $350k

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A partnership forged between the government of The Bahamas and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made... read more »

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Water & Sewerage opens at Mall at Marathon

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Water & Sewerage Corporation (WSC) opened a new customer service location on Wednesday at the Mall... read more »

Business

Global oil prices projected to rise this year

Price of fuel declines month-over-month   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With global oil prices creeping upwards since December 2018, there will... read more »

Business

FOCOL commissions new ‘Brad Sun’ vessel

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Freeport Oil Company Limited (FOCAL) Group commissioned a new vessel on Tuesday, in honour of former Progressive... read more »

Business

Minnis administration making strides in energy sector reform

Public schools and buildings in New Providence will be outfitted with energy-efficient retrofits and solar PV installations as part of... read more »

Business

BTC saves 32% in energy consumption with local alternative energy business

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – Energy costs remain high and continue to rise for many CARICOM countries; including The Bahamas. Many are... read more »

Business

PM breaks ground in GB for country’s first solar plant

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis says that one of his administration’s key priorities is that 30... read more »

Business

Govt. grants solar exemptions for $2.2 million in goods

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Businesses that provide solar power equipment and related services are free to apply to the Ministry of... read more »

Business

Used oil exports can increase 100 percent with concessions extended to local firm

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The sole Bahamian firm specializing in the export of lubricant oil says it’s up to its nose... read more »

Business

BNT awaiting govt’s response over Oban

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is seeking to meet with the government as it advances discussions with... read more »

Business

Govt. names members of Oban renegotiation team

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Labour minister Dion Foulkes, on Tuesday identified members of government’s renegotiating team who will chart the way... read more »

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Bowe: LNG deal with Shell represents “slave arrangement”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) contract with Shell North America to construct a new generation and liquefied... read more »

Business

CCC wants solar power plants in GB

Group launches petition to lower power bills   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A power company has made application to the government... read more »

Business

Shell may introduce LNG to assist BPL

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – International petroleum giant Shell revealed Tuesday that the company has its eyes set on introducing the idea... read more »