Contribution to the Budget Debate by Energy and Transport Minister, JoBeth Coleby-Davis

Fri, Jun 14th 2024, 09:25 AM

Contribution by Minister of Energy and Transport, the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis to Budget Debate 2024/2025 in the House of Assembly, June 12, 2024 --  to the theme, “Changing the Status Quo, Changing Lives.”

In her presentation, Minister Coleby-Davis stated the comprehensive plan to tackle and resolve the current energy crisis comprises these reforms:

▪ 1 - Building of utility-scale solar power in the Family Islands
▪ 2 - Expansion of solar projects on New Providence
▪ 3 - Modernization of the Electricity Grid and Transmission and Distribution Network for New Providence, through a joint- venture partnership between BPL and Island Grid
▪ 4 - Transforming Energy Generation through LNG Implementation in New Providence, and
▪ 5 - Equity Rate Adjustment

Contribution by Minister of Energy and Transport, the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis to Budget Debate 2024/2025 in the House of Assembly, June 12, 2024 --  to the theme, “Changing the Status Quo, Changing Lives.”
In her presentation, Minister Coleby-Davis stated the comprehensive plan to tackle and resolve the current energy crisis comprises these reforms:
▪ 1 - Building of utility-scale solar power in the Family Islands
▪ 2 - Expansion of solar projects on New Providence
▪ 3 - Modernization of the Electricity Grid and Transmission and Distribution Network for New Providence, through a joint- venture partnership between BPL and Island Grid
▪ 4 - Transforming Energy Generation through LNG Implementation in New Providence, and
▪ 5 - Equity Rate Adjustment
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