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Now Accepting Applications | Lineworker Apprenticeship Training Programme

Now Accepting Applications | Lineworker Apprenticeship Training Programme

Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. invites applications for consideration into their Lineworker Apprenticeship Training Programme. The application deadline is Friday, November 25, 2022. Utilityman Mates and Linesman Mates are responsible for assisting with the erection, maintenance and repairs of overhead distribution and transmission lines. This includes planting and changing poles, stringing conductors and hardware, mounting transformers, making connections, tree…

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Tropical Storm Nicole – Outage Update

Tropical Storm Nicole – Outage Update

New Providence, Bahamas – Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL) advises customers that we are aware of and closely monitoring outages in the following areas:   Westwinds South Beach Drive West Bay Street Moon Shine Drive Coral Harbour Minnie Street These areas are experiencing interruptions in power supply due to severe weather conditions impacting our infrastructure (including Broken Poles…

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BPL IS PREPARED TO WEATHER TROPICAL STORM NICOLE

BPL IS PREPARED TO WEATHER TROPICAL STORM NICOLE

November 8, 2022 For Immediate Release The Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL) assures our customers and community that we are taking all necessary and available steps to prepare our staff, infrastructure and customers to handle the passing of Subtropical Storm Nicole.  Once it became apparent that islands of the Bahamas were to be impacted by the storm, our…

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Tropical Storm Nicole – Office Closure

Tropical Storm Nicole – Office Closure

Please be advised that Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL), will close its offices in islands under Tropical Storm or Hurricane Warnings or Watches today, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 1:00pm to allow for preparations for Subtropical Storm Nicole, and post-storm restoration efforts. Our offices will reopen in the various islands once the Warnings and Watches have been lifted.…

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PRESS STATEMENT ON MEETING WITH THE BHTA

PRESS STATEMENT ON MEETING WITH THE BHTA

Back Row Left to Right: Mr. Burlington Strachan, Chief Technical Officer, Ms. Toni Seymour, Chief Operating Officer, Nadeen Eugene, Director of Customer Services, Ian Pratt, Chief Administrative Officer, Jamal Glover, Treasurer of the BHTA and General Manager of Bayview Suites, Paradise Island Front Row: Chandrice Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer, Shevonn Cambridge, Chief Executive Officer, Robert “Sandy” Sands, President of The…

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STATEMENT ON FUEL CHARGE AMENDMENTS

October 4, 2022 PRESS STATEMENT ON FUEL CHARGE AMENDMENTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Bahamas Power and Light Company (BPL) takes this opportunity to advise its consumers that due to the rising costs of fuel needed for the generation of electricity at its plants throughout the country, the circumstances are such that the Company must move to adjust the monthly Fuel…

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BPL ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

BPL ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

  The Bahamas Power and Light Company Limited (BPL) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shevonn Nathaniel Cambridge. An accomplished businessman, attorney and leader, Cambridge served as Director of Utilities and Energy at the Utilities Regulation & Competition Authority (URCA) from 2017. Prior to his appointment at URCA he spent 25 years at…

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REGIONAL ELECTRIC ENERGY LEADERS TO CONVERGE IN NASSAU, BAHAMAS FOR CARILEC’S 2022 CEOs AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

REGIONAL ELECTRIC ENERGY LEADERS TO CONVERGE IN NASSAU, BAHAMAS FOR CARILEC’S 2022 CEOs AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

  Nassau, The Bahamas, April 12, 2022– Bahamas Power and Light Company Limited (BPL), a long standing CARILEC member utility, will join CARILEC in hosting the 2022 Chief Executive Officers’ (CEOs) and Leadership Conference slated from May 15th to 19th.  This premiere conference will be hosted alongside a Legal Officers’ and Corporate Secretaries’ Track slated for May 18th and19th. CARILEC…

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Historic IA Signing BEWU-BPL

Historic IA Signing BEWU-BPL

  September 10, 2021  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light Company Limited (BPL) is pleased to announce the signing on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, of the historic Industrial Agreement (IA) between the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union (BEWU) and BPL. This groundbreaking agreement is the first IA signed by BPL since the Company took over management of the electrical utility…

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