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October, 2017

  • 11 October

    BPL Floats LNG for Wilson City Plant

    According to a Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) board member speaking at the Abaco Business Outlook at the Abaco Beach Resort on September 28 the power company is considering converting the Wilson City plant on Abaco to a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, instead of a diesel facility

July, 2017

  • 13 July

    Power Outage Spoils Independence Celebrations; Residents on Edge

    Instead of culminating a grand evening of celebrating the country’s independence with fireworks and Junkanoo, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) stepped in to steal the show as the Junkanoo group marched around the, now dark, BAIC Park.

  • 13 July

    From the Editor’s Desk: Love, unity & Electricity

    While this past holiday weekend should have been spent celebrating our nation’s Independence, the talk of the town clearly revolved around the failure of BEC and BPL to provide reliable electrical current – or any communication of the problems for that matter.

  • 13 July

    Green Turtle Cay Suffering from Extended Power Outages

    While residents of most of Abaco are certainly frustrated with recent power outages, residents and guests of Green Turtle Cay are exasperated as they are experiencing excessively longer outages.

June, 2017

  • 30 June

    Constant Power Blackouts and Poor Communication Frustrate Abaconians

    She explained the issue occurring on June 19 resulted due to the completely computerized system the plant uses. Manual overrides are not built into the system to prevent further damage and in order to restart generation system diagnostics must be performed according to programming.

  • 30 June

    Unreliable Services; Paradise Lost

    We, the owners of the Out-Island resorts, continue to pay outrageous fees for these undependable services. Our complaints regarding those services most often go ignored.

  • 30 June

    A Poem for BEC

    In the darkness Abaconians fumble Unable to see their way Everyone knows BEC is in trouble At least that is bright as day

  • 20 June

    Power Outages Continue with No Clear Answers

    After a “fault” resulted in an island wide power outage Abaconians were left in the dark for over 12 hours as they looked for answers and updates throughout the night.

June, 2016

  • 16 June

    Rash of Power Outages Explained

    Bahamas Power and Light Company Limited (BPL) has stabilized its system in Abaco following a series of outages over the weekend and in to Monday morning.

  • 16 June

    From the Editor’s Desk: Dark

    While I, and many other Bahamians, mourn the results of the Referendum we must now turn to our attention to problems that can be fixed.