Prime minister Hubert Ingraham has proclaimed November 4-11, 2011 as “Energy Awareness Week”.
Two men, representing the group Operation Justice Bahamas, are in Halifax, Nova Scotia to gather evidence for the Grand Bahama lawsuit against Emera. Emera owns 80 per cent of Grand Bahama Power.
Bahamas Petroleum has completed the acquisition phase of its 3D seismic programme, calling it a major milestone in the continuing risk reduction at its licences in the Bahamas.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Development has announced that the government has granted a 10c margin increase on gasoline and 15c increase on diesel to Petroleum Retailers with effect from 12th October.
President of Operation Justice, Troy Garvey continues his fight against Emera and the Grand Bahama Power Company to bring relief from exorbitant energy bills.
New CEO of the Grand Bahama Power Company, Sarah MacDonald was surprised at the intensity of the backlash at the Emera-owned company over high rates.
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.
Pennsylvania-based Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation will develop its first commercial thermal water system on an island in the Bahamas.
Bahamas Electricity Corporation and Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation move toward construction of two ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) plants