BEC’s budget-crippling bills and monumental surcharges have many households struggling to keep the power on only to be left in the dark anyway due to the monopoly’s inability to manage their own equipment.
Newspaper columnist talks for most Bahamians as he berates BEC’s atrocious performance, deplorable customer service and inept management.
Cash-strapped Bahamas Electricity Corporation plans to spend $3 million to rent generators from a European firm for 13 weeks in an attempt to prevent further power outages.
The many lengthy outages recently have been a result of BEC’s continued serious financial challenges, which left the company unable to repair failing generators.
Bahamas Electricity Corporation Chairman Michael Moss said that customers will see a reduction in their bills beginning October.
Incompetence reigns at government corporations. Hundreds of residents in New Providence awoke yesterday morning to find that their electricity and water were off.
A lightning storm left several Harbour Island residents without power for about 13 hours and elicited complaints from residents about an “electrical crisis” due to damaged lines.
Less than a week after the incompetent chairman of BEC promised there would be no more power outages in Nassau… guess what?
BEC Chairman Michael Moss and Minister Earl Deveaux, who has carriage over Bahamas Electricity Corporation say that Bahamians can expect blackouts to stop altogether come July 20. Frankly, we’ll believe it when we see it.