More BPL blackout misery

BAHAMAS Power and Light Company has blamed an issue at its Blue Hills station for an electricity outage that hit numerous communities yesterday.

While the power provider said service restoration would come in about two hours, there were many customers who reported weathering the extreme heat without service for longer periods of time – in some instances for over five hours.

Some customers also questioned whether the issue could be attributed to load shedding.

Areas affected included Millennium Gardens, Little Blair, Fox Hill, High Vista, Mount Vernon, Kool Acres, Pinewood Gardens and Garden Hills #3 among others.

“Due to an issue at the Blue Hills station, a number of customers have had their service interrupted,” BPL wrote on its Facebook page. “We apologise for the inconvenience and are working diligently to resolve the issue. We estimate two hours for restoration. Thank you for your patience.”

Scores of BPL customers registered their frustration with the energy supplier on the company’s facebook page.


proudloudandfnm 2 years, 10 months ago

Damn. One thing BEC is good at. Making excuses...


Here on Grand Bahama, foreign provider. Cheapest, most reliable power supply in the country....

Heh heh heh....

KapunkleUp 2 years, 10 months ago

At this point BPL should just print "We apologise for the inconvenience." on everyone's monthly bills. It's being said so often and has absolutely no meaning anymore.

birdiestrachan 2 years, 10 months ago

And Banister talks about credibility?? really Banister where is your credibility when it comes to keeping the lights on.

proudloudandfnm 2 years, 10 months ago

Um. The PLP couldn't keep the electricity on either dear....


birdiestrachan 2 years, 10 months ago

Proud Loud and FNM My fellow Bahamian the FNM said they had all of the answers spent millions on new equipment .brought in new people some from Grand Bahama

Remember all of the people they got rid of Remember how ms Osbourn was treated.,

The truth be known is one can not do wrong and get by Banister has no credibility now you see how they can get around this one., blaming the PLP will not do.

ThisIsOurs 2 years, 10 months ago

They mentioned "birds" this morning. It was the funniest thing Dwight Strachan said "birds?!?@?". Imagine your entire electrical grid brought down by 2 or 3 birds.

Although... if you ever watched the movie "The Birds", this would be no laughing matter! But if you havent then lol

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