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Traffic Diversions, Downed Pole On South Shore

Traffic Diversions, Downed Pole On South Shore

The traffic is being diverted due to a downed pole on the South Shore Road, in the vicinity of the Southampton Rangers Club. At around 6.15pm this evening [July 2], a police spokesperson said, “There is a downed BELCO pole on the South Shore Road, in the vicinity of the Southampton Rangers Club. “Westbound traffic is being diverted along... Read more of this article

‘Will Resume Disconnection For Non-Payment’

‘Will Resume Disconnection For Non-Payment’

As the island prepares to move into Phase 4 on July 1st, BELCO said they “will resume normal disconnection activities for non-payment of bills,” however customers on the Government’s COVID-19 Unemployment Programme can apply for the bill deferment programme and customers who may have difficulty paying their bills  are encouraged to contact... Read more of this article

BELCO Congratulates Kite Safety Poster Winners

BELCO Congratulates Kite Safety Poster Winners

Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] congratulated the Kite Poster Competition winners. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] congratulates the winners of its annual Kite Safety Poster Competition. P1 and P2 students from schools across Bermuda designed their own posters to reinforce lessons about how to... Read more of this article

Extension To The Road Closures By Power Plant

Extension To The Road Closures By Power Plant

There will an extension to the two road closures presently in place for the construction of the North Power Plant at BELCO. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists and pedestrians that there will an extension to the two road closures presently in place for the construction of the North Power Plant at... Read more of this article

BELCO Provide Update On Operations

BELCO Provide Update On Operations

BELCO today provided an update on operations and information for customers now that Bermuda has entered Phase 3 of the Covid-19 restrictions. A spokesperson said, “BELCO’s head office at 27 Serpentine Road will be open from Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 3:00 pm for bill payments. Customers are asked to pay using their debit or credit card... Read more of this article

BELCO Provide Update On Operations

BELCO Provide Update On Operations

Now that Bermuda has entered Phase 2 of reopening in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, BELCO  provided an update on their operations. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today provided an update on operations and information for customers now that Bermuda has entered Phase 2 of the Covid-19 restrictions. “BELCO’s... Read more of this article

BELCO Office Hours, Bill Deferment Programme

BELCO Office Hours, Bill Deferment Programme

BELCO announced that its head office on Serpentine Road will be open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 3.00pm for bill payments, and their bill deferment programme is still in effect. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today announced that its head office at 27 Serpentine Road will be open Monday to Friday from... Read more of this article

Apply For BELCO Scholarships & Bursaries

Apply For BELCO Scholarships & Bursaries

BELCO has extended the application deadline for its annual scholarships and bursaries until May 31, 2020. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] has extended the application deadline for its annual scholarships and bursaries, ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 per selected student. Bermudian students may now apply for... Read more of this article

Column: Transfer Of BELCO To Foreign Owners

Column: Transfer Of BELCO To Foreign Owners

[Opinion column written by Sir John Swan & Michael Murphy] The decision on whether Algonquin Power Utilities Company [Algonquin] is acceptable to the Bermuda people as the 100% foreign owner determining our future fate with respect to the control of our most important utility could not be approaching at a more troubled uncertain economic time in... Read more of this article

BELCO Bill Deferment Programme Advisory

BELCO Bill Deferment Programme Advisory

BELCO outlined how customers can sign up for their previously announced bill deferment programme, with customers that have been approved to receive the unemployment benefit able to defer their electricity bills for as long as they are receiving the benefit. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today outlined how customers... Read more of this article

BELCO Advisory On Meter Readings

BELCO Advisory On Meter Readings

BELCO advised that “messages circulating concerning meter readings should be ignored.” A spokesperson said: “Since the Government implemented sheltering in place on April 4th, our meter readers have been unable to visit residential and small commercial properties to complete meter reads as normal. “As a result, system-generated... Read more of this article

BELCO Bill Payment Deferment Programme

BELCO Bill Payment Deferment Programme

BELCO announced that customers who have been approved for the Bermuda Government unemployment benefit due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be able to apply to defer their electricity bills. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today provided an update on relief measures being implemented to assist its customers during... Read more of this article

RA Invite Comment On Proposed BELCO Sale

RA Invite Comment On Proposed BELCO Sale

The Regulatory Authority [RA] is inviting the public and other interested parties to comment on the proposed purchase of BELCO by Algonquin Power. A spokesperson said, “The Regulatory Authority is inviting the public and other interested parties to comment on the proposed ‘Change of Control’, a proposed transaction concerning the acquisition of... Read more of this article