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BPL chairman Donovan Moxey.

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Shell urges ‘timely’ power plant closing

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) chairman yesterday pledged he is focused on “getting the best possible deal” for its new power plant as its multinational partner called for “the timely closure” of negotiations.

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Moxey denies claims former workers are still employed

BAHAMAS Power and Light chairman Donovan Moxey denied claims that some employees who took disengagement packages from the company remain employed with the same benefits and salary, however, he told The Tribune they were re-engaged on a contractual ba

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BPL chair admits: ‘We’ve lost trust of our customers’

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) chairman yesterday admitted the utility has “lost the trust of most of our consumers”, while also conceding: “Our customer service is terrible.”

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Consumers face 15% extra BPL bill charge

Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) chairman yesterday revealed that the extra charge consumers must pay come March 2020 will likely be equivalent to 15 percent of their electricity bills.Dr Donovan Moxey finally clarified that the National Utility Inves

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Local institutions to participate in BPL bond issue

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) chairman yesterday confirmed that local institutional investors will be able to participate in the utility’s upcoming mammoth $650m bond refinancing.

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INSIGHT: This is an inherited crisis that we are trying to clear up

This summer, customers of Bahamas Power and Light have yet again endured frustrating periods of load-shedding as generation capacity has failed to meet demand for electricity. Prime Minister, Dr Hubert Minnis, was correct – this was a crisis for families who could not cook meals, small business owners who could not complete transactions, and every Bahamian who had their daily life disrupted by these periods without power.

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BPL: Base rate cut 'genesis' of woes

BAHAMAS Power & Light’s (BPL) chairman has blamed the “genesis” of the utility’s present predicament on the first Christie administration’s decision to cut its base tariff rate.​

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Generation need drives BPL’s first four solar choices

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) chairman yesterday said the four Family Islands targeted to pioneer solar energy’s roll-out were selected because of their “additional generation needs”.

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‘Power’s off, so why higher bills?’

AMID consumer complaints of rocketing Bahamas Power and Light bills in the aftermath of load shedding and an island wide outage, BPL Chairman Donovan Moxey is urging consumers to look at subtle changes in their behaviour while at home.

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BPL apologises for blackouts and admits: NOT GOOD ENOUGH

BAHAMAS Power and Light chairman Donovan Moxey has blamed this month’s adverse weather conditions for the power provider’s inability to receive rental generators earlier, which rendered it unable to fulfil electricity demands over the weekend when two of its units went offline.

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BPL eyes 'two for price of one' over renewables

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) Board will meet today to discuss the timeline for rolling-out utility-scale renewable generation across the Family Islands as it targets “two for the price of one”.

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BPL vendors ‘fall through cracks’ in payment delay

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) chairman yesterday admitted some vendors had suffered payment delays because they had “fallen through the cracks” with its new procurement system.

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No electricity problems this summer, predicts Moxey

BAHAMAS Power and Light chairman Donovan Moxey says there should be no issues in the coming summer months when consumers will use more electricity.


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