Several power outages occurred again over the weekend due to careless construction workers who haphazardly cut into 33,000 volt cables buried in the ground. Maybe this is why companies want to bring in foreign workers.
After prohibiting it for years, the Bahamas government is now allowing the use of alternative energy sources and encouraging Bahamians to create their own energy.
Despite BEC’s statements that power had been 98 per cent restored many residents were still experiencing repeated blackouts.
BEC is working with NEMA, BTC and the Caribbean Regional Electricity Generation to coordinate efforts to restore telephone and power to some areas of New Providence and several family islands.
Promises, promises… BEC has promised yet again that it should be able to provide stable power supply but that has been heard before… and before.
A Supreme Court judge has determined that the Bahamas Electricity Corporation’s negligence led to a fire that destroyed a business 10 years ago.
If Hubert Ingraham and the FNM plan to ever get re-elected, they better get serious about BEC by firing the incompetent fools who are in charge.
Incompetence at government corporations reigns supreme as BEC continues island-wide power outages and the Water and Sewerage Corporation rations water in New Providence.
Several areas of the New Providence experienced yet another round of load-shedding yesterday, despite the Bahamas Electricity Corporation’s recent promises that there would be no more rolling blackouts on the island.