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
As reported in the last issue of The Abaconian, Bahamas Power & Light conducted their planned “series of tests” at its Wilson City Power Station during several days starting July 25 through August 4. For residents, the tests resulted in hours of repeated power outages across the island. The island’s …
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.
In a press release from the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) adverse weather conditions in the area which led to severe salt spray caused damage to several pieces of equipment and a number of outages from November 6 through 8. The statement said that the equipment had to be repaired and cleaned before supply could be restored. Treasure Cay Crash Fire & Rescue assisted by washing excess salt off transformers in several areas between Treasure Cay and Cooper’s Town.