‘INCOMPREHENSIBLE’: Activist slams GBPA’s approval of power company rate increase; says residents will fight it

Victor: GBPA should not be allowed to regulate on Grand Bahama or anywhere NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Grand Bahama activist said last night that he will continue to press forward with “vigorous opposition” to the rate increase approved by the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) for the island’s power company, as he called for an […]

THE PEOPLE ARE SAYING ‘NO’: Advocacy group calls for rejection of GB power company’s rate increase proposal

“We have been advocating for years for electricity costs to be lowered on the island” FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — A Grand Bahama advocacy group yesterday argued that any proposed rate increase for the island’s power company should be rejected, noting that the economic and social condition of the island is “the worst it has ever […]

TOUGH SELL: Advocacy group slams GBPC’s rate increase proposal as “insensitive” and “out of touch”

GBPC says rate hike undesirable but necessary to maintain operations Coalition of Concerned Citizens prepared to protest “at a level we have never done before” FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — An advocacy group has slammed the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) as being “insensitive” and “out of touch” over a four percent rate increase application. The […]

GBPC acknowledges spate of power outages

Power company says Peel Street Plant restoration vital to improving service reliability FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — The Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) yesterday extended apologies to customers across Grand Bahama for recent unplanned electricity outages. GBPC Chief Operating Officer Nikita Mullings said: “Interruptions in electricity service are a significant inconvenience to our customers, and the […]