May 16, 2022
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BPL to end deal covering 50% of Nassau electricity
Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) is ending a deal that supplies around 50 percent of New Providence’s base load electricity generation despite concerns its own staff are not trained to operate the engines involved.
BPL’s solar drive targets $30m consumer savings
Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) chief executive yesterday said the utility could create $30m per year in savings when its proposed 60 Mega Watt (MW) solar project for New Providence becomes operational.
No change in electric disconnections yet after bills increase
THE recent hike in electricity bills has not affected the rate of electricity disconnections, according to Bahamas Power and Light CEO Shevonn Cambridge who revealed yesterday that monthly disconnections continue to hover around 1,400.
BPL meeting with hotels a ‘listening opportunity’
BAHAMAS Power and Light CEO Shevonn Cambridge said today’s meeting with hoteliers is more of a “listening opportunity”.
BPL CEO: Reliability of grid ‘is pretty high’
BAHAMAS Power and Light’s CEO Shevonn Cambridge insisted yesterday that the reliability of the grid is “pretty high” amid concerns about BPL’s ability to provide consistent service as the fuel surcharge is set to increase next month.
BPL’s power plant deal, $535m funding ‘on hold’
Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) top executive last night revealed the troubled utility’s mammoth $535m refinancing and New Providence power plant deal with Shell are both “in abeyance”.
BPL EXAMINING PRICE INCREASE: CEO insists power will be kept on but bills may have to rise
AS many consumers yesterday grappled with hours-long power disruptions in the sweltering heat, Bahamas Power and Light CEO Shevonn Cambridge said an internal review is underway to determine whether there will be an increase to billing by way of a fuel charge adjustment.
FNM leader: Filling top BPL role ‘a move in the right direction’
The Opposition’s leader said the hiring of a new Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) chief executive officer is “a move in the right direction” - although he wants answers over why a cooling-off period was not followed from the new appointee’s previous role.
New BPL CEO: All protocols followed for appointment
NEWLY appointed Bahamas Power and Light chief executive officer Shevonn Cambridge last night defended his new appointment, insisting that all necessary protocols were followed before he assumed the senior role at the power company.
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