And these idiots are on the brink of collapse! Perhaps bringing in the foreigners is the only choice as it is quite obvious these here couldn’t organise a one-car funeral.
Environmental experts visited the BEC site in Eleuthera to assess the 70,000 gallon diesel spillage that amassed in a lake, creating toxic and highly flammable fumes near the Coastal shoreline.
The Bahamas Hotel Association has appealed to reverse a decision by BEC to conduct demand charge readings once annually, resulting in utility cost increases for hotels and businesses with high usage.
The Genting Energy Group will perform a 3-month study with the goal of finding ways to reduce electricity costs, possibly by as much as 30 per cent.
Bahama pundit Larry Smith gives background info and an overview of the recent decision by the Court of Appeal concerning the BEC power plant at Wilson City, Abaco.
The Utilities Regulations and Competition Authority (URCA) is looking at the possibility of regulating and overseeing the Bahamas Electricity Company (BEC) in the wake of recurring black-outs and increasing fees.
During its peak, the Bahamas Electricity Corporation can spend more than $1 billion on heavy fuel and lubricant oils just to keep the engines operational.
How many Bahamians would prefer to live in a straw hut WITH electricity, than a sleek modern home without it?
Two assistant general managers at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation were fired. No reason was given so far. Both were suspended for outages in Abaco in 2011 and have a court case pending