For the third year in a row, BEC Chairman Michael Moss promises no blackouts during the summer, but his credibility is strained after two disasterous summers of island-wide blackouts and load-shedding.
BEC cut off the electricity at City Market stores across New Providence due to the floundering chain’s delinquent accounts
The FNM government will not allow the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) to levy a temporary extra tariff in an attempt to recoup its estimated $5 million-plus Hurricane Irene repair costs.
Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Chairman Michael Moss yesterday provided a summary of a 2006 financial report, which he suggests proves that BEC was mismanaged under the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government.
Whether it be industry or politics, The Bahamas would certainly stand a significantly better chance of battling these new world challenges if there were new, competent, innovative minds in positions of leadership within our country.
While talking about energy efficiency, Minister for the Environment Earl Deveaux let it slip that Bahamians pay BEC over one billion dollars per year, yet the company can’t seem to get their act together.
For the third time this year, residents and busineses in the Cable Beach area were forced to go without power thanks to the careless workers at Baha Mar who cut the underground BEC power lines.
BEC may require new roads to be dug up for utility maintenance complaining that the road works project did not make sufficient provisions, but the Works Ministry says BEC was asked to provide plans for their underground networks.
Bahamas Electricity Corporation and Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation move toward construction of two ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) plants