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November 16, 2018
"Bright Future" for Grand Bahama Amidst Tech Revolution

“Grand Bahama has a very bright future” stated Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis, during a ‘Pop-up Chat’ with Parliamentary Secretary Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe on Wednesday, November 14...

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April 16, 2018
BPL managers union claims it's in the dark

The Bahamas Electrical Utility Managerial Union (BEUMU) yesterday raised a series of concerns with executive management and the board of directors at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) ranging from recent hires, to the operation of the power company, asserting that the managers have been "kept [...]

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'Hell to pay' if managers untouched in BPL theft probe
May 24, 2017
'Hell to pay' if managers untouched in BPL theft probe

PRESIDENT of the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union Paul Maynard said yesterday "there will be hell to pay," if his union members remain on suspension during an investigation into missing funds at Bahamas Power and Light, while managers at the power company "go unscathed"...

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September 14, 2019
Work ongoing at Rand and Abaco clinic

Following the passage of Hurricane Dorian, works are continuing to restore the infrastructure at the Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH) in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Electrical supply from Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) has been restored at RMH following inspections by the Grand Bahama Port Authority Technical [...]
The post Work ongoing at Rand and Abaco clinic appeared first on The Nassau Guardian.

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December 01, 2016
Another BPL meltdown

A "major underground cable fault" caused a complete meltdown of Bahamas Power and Light's (BPL) operations on Tuesday night, resulting in an island-wide blackout that impacted residents and businesses throughout much of yesterday.

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October 31, 2016
The aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

In the dawning days of October, Hurricane Matthew entered the Bahamian chain of islands as a category three tempest.

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October 17, 2016
Hot mess

The catastrophic failure of the power grid in New Providence is not simply explained.

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May 05, 2016
No job cuts 'for now' at power company

PRESIDENT of the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union Paul Maynard yesterday said there will be no layoffs "for now" at the Bahamas Power and Light Company now that the new management company has taken over.

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August 25, 2014
Wilson: 'Multi-fuel' approach to power most strategic

Franklyn Wilson, chairman of FOCOL Holdings, has thrown his support behind the government selecting a company which will implement a "multi-fuel" approach to electricity generation as part of its efforts to reform the Bahamas Electricity Corporation and reduce power costs.
Wilson was contacted to respond to comments made by Chairman of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (B...

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December 06, 2013
Christie confirms state-owned Chinese company seeks BEC contract

Prime Minister Perry Christie has confirmed the involvement of a state-owned Chinese company in the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) reform process, but indicated that it is not yet clear if they will make it through to the next round.
Meanwhile, the prime minister revealed that he was set to participate in a meeting yesterday afternoon in which the question of who will advance to the next st...

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