NP left in the dark again

BPL released load shedding schedule to general public this afternoon amid widespread public outcry for improved communication about outages.

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) reinitiated load shedding last night.

In a statement around 9 p.m., the power company said, “BPL System Control has confirmed that due to unforeseen circumstances, load shedding has begun in two-hour rotation.

“At present, areas surrounding the Bahamas Financial Centre, the Town Centre Mall, Solomon’s Mines, Bahamas Agriculture, Mackey Street and Best Buy – plus some areas of Montague — are all offline for two hours. We will update as necessary.

When asked for the specifics on the cause of the outage, BPL Director of Communications Quincy Parker said he was unable to provide specifies at this time.