A contract was signed at the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday, 14th March 2023 for the survey of lands on the islands of Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island and Long Cay in preparation for the installation of the micro-grids on those islands. These micro-grids are a part of the Government’s priority on climate change and renewable energy. The identified sites for the micro-grids are on or near existing Bahamas Power and Light power plants. The scope of works of these surveys considers the installation of various sizes of utility scale solar PV systems with battery energy storage. The surveys will provide an official inventory of the lands. Signing is Donald Thompson of Donald Thompson and Associates for the works on those islands.
From left to right are: Project Legal Counsel Adelma Roach, Genique Kemp and Donald Thompson of Donald Thompson and Associates, Project Manager Sharon Stuart, Project Electrical Engineering Specialist Alden Austin, and Procurement Specialist Don Gray.