Fusion braced for $400,000 electricity costs increase

Fusion braced for 400,000 electricity costs increase FUSION Superplex is bracing for an increase of more than $400,000 in electricity costs due to Bahamas Power and Light's bill hike, with its chief executive officer telling this newspaper the triple blow of higher electricity prices, increased food costs and an expected rise in employment wages has been known to "close down businesses".

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