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23,500 BPL,WSC consumers benefitted from VAT exemptions

VAT exemption measure on light and water bills made permanent NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Less than 36 percent of the Bahamas... read more »

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Power fully restored to Bimini after BPL’s fire

BPL: Cause of the fire not yet ascertained, but an internal investigation will be launched NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As power... read more »

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Pratt appointed Acting COO of BPL

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mr. Ian Pratt as... read more »

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BPL load sheds on Mother’s Day

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After a weekend of spotty power supply with load shedding exercises affecting portions of New Providence, Bahamas... read more »

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BPL hits western NP with more load shedding

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – For the second time in 72 hours, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) carried out a load shedding... read more »

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BPL’s load shedding to continue until new power plant engine arrives

Rollins says Corporation is doing its best  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Despite an earlier promise made by Chairman of Bahamas Power... read more »

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IDB: Power outage indicators below expected performance

Bannister: This will be the last report of this nature NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With an old power generating infrastructure and... read more »

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Wärtsilä engines expected to be fully installed by September 2019

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister yesterday foreshadowed that the seven Wärtsilä engines being acquired by Bahamas... read more »

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Maynard: BPL must act quickly to shore up generation

  Union leader believes BPL will be in a reasonable position heading into summer NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Electrical Workers... read more »

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BCCEC welcomes BPL’s no summer load shedding announcement

Moxey says fuel surcharge should remain around 19 cents per kWh NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chairman... read more »

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Govt monitoring GBPC, Cooper family standoff

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson set the record straight on Tuesday following suggestions by... read more »

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Davis: Executive resignation points to deeper issues at BPL

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Expressing shock at the abrupt resignation of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chief Operations Officer (COO) Christina... read more »

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Couple begins Abaco vacation in darkness

Mixed reaction over power woes in Abaco A couple and their children visiting Abaco for the first time last month... read more »

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Union wants police to sweep WSC offices for illegal listening devices

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Water and Sewerage Management Union (WSMU) on Thursday compelled the Corporation to have the Royal Bahamas... read more »

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GB electrician says license was used without his knowledge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Michael Neymour Sr., the man reportedly at the heart of a police investigation involving the alleged theft... read more »

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BPL to investigate illegal diversion of power with “energy saving devices”

Urges customers to report if they were sold a device to reduce electricity bill or face prosecution   NASSAU, BAHAMAS... read more »

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GB Port Authority investigates fast food power theft allegations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), the regulators of Grand Bahama Power, has launched an independent investigation... read more »

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GB Power: ‘Energy-saving’ devices are bogus, businesses are victims of fraud

A statement released Wednesday by the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) outlined that following in investigation, it was found that... read more »

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Oban president: 2-day meetings with govt. were “productive”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Having held talks with the government for the past two days, President and Managing Director of Operations... read more »

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Thompson: Govt. monitoring GB fast food chain power disconnection

Says parties involved were encouraged to engage in dialogue   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is closely monitoring and is... read more »