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BELCO Welcome Amendments To Clean Air Act

BELCO Welcome Amendments To Clean Air Act

BELCO said they “welcomed Government’s Throne Speech commitment to make amendments to the Clean Air Act to update air quality standards and make new provisions for odour control.” A spokesperson said, “BELCO currently operates air quality monitoring stations in several locations around the Serpentine Road plant. While one of the... Read more of this article

Berkeley Science Class Takes A Trip To BELCO

Berkeley Science Class Takes A Trip To BELCO

[Written by Berkeley Institute students] “Individuals are told to reduce our “carbon footprint,” and we should. But how many years of riding a bike to work would it take me to offset one F-15 flying for an hour?” Bruce E. Johansen. This is not a question that a typical 17-year-old thinks about, but on October 5th, 2022, a group of... Read more of this article

BELCO Crews Working To Restore Power

BELCO Crews Working To Restore Power

According to the BELCO outage map, hundreds of customers have lost power and the company said a crew has been dispatched and is working to restore power. This evening, BELCO company tweeted, “We are aware of an outage in Hamilton Parish in the area of Sleepy Hollow Drive. Our crew has been dispatched & is working to restore power. To ensure... Read more of this article

BELCO Working To Restore Power In Sandys

BELCO Working To Restore Power In Sandys

BELCOs crews are working to restore power in Sandys after an outage this evening [Oct 4]. This evening the company tweeted, “We are aware of an outage affecting some of our customers in Sandy’s Parish in the area of Butterfield Lane. Our crew has been dispatched and is working to restore power. To ensure safety, exercise caution when driving... Read more of this article

BELCO Working To Restore Power In St. David’s

BELCO Working To Restore Power In St. David’s

BELCOs crews are working to restore power in St. David’s after an outage today [Oct 3]. This morning, company tweeted, “We are aware of an outage affecting customers in St. David’s. Our crew is working to restore power. To ensure safety, exercise caution when driving or riding past our working crews. We thank you for your patience... Read more of this article

BELCO Cashier Service Closed On Friday

BELCO Cashier Service Closed On Friday

The Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited customer service will be closed to walk-in customers tomorrow [Sept 23]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited has announced that the BELCO cashiers located in the lobby of the Company’s Head Office at 27 Serpentine Road will be closed to walk-in customers tomorrow, Friday, September... Read more of this article

BELCO Crews Preparing For Hurricane Fiona

BELCO Crews Preparing For Hurricane Fiona

BELCO advised that they are “preparing for the impending impact of Hurricane Fiona” and they “are taking this storm seriously and our crews are in full preparation mode.” The Bermuda Weather Service advised that Hurricane Fiona is a “threat to Bermuda”, with “dangerous seas and periods of heavy rain expected from late Thursday.” A... Read more of this article

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

[Updated] Approximately 350 residents lost power after a “tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cable” on South Road in Devonshire today [Sept 16] and a BELCO crew is on scene working to restore power. BELCO tweeted the photo below, saying: “Shortly after 11am a tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cables... Read more of this article

BELCO Headquarters Closed On Monday

BELCO Headquarters Closed On Monday

BELCO advised that the Company’s headquarters on Serpentine Road will be closed for business on Monday [Sept 19] due to the public holiday. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today advised that the Company’s headquarters at 27 Serpentine Road will be closed for business on September 19, 2022, for the public holiday... Read more of this article

BELCO Updates Following Hurricane Earl

BELCO Updates Following Hurricane Earl

At the height of the storm, BELCO had approximately 1,500 customers without power and as of noon today [Sept 9], 129 customers remain without power, BELCO said today. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today provided an update on operations following the impact of Hurricane Earl. “While there was no large-scale... Read more of this article

BELCO Advisory On Hurricane Preparedness

BELCO Advisory On Hurricane Preparedness

BELCO today issued a reminder to residents to be prepared for hurricane season as “we approach the most active part of the season in September and October.” A spokesperson said, “BELCO staff begin preparations for hurricane season months before the threat of a storm with the Crisis Management Team meeting to ensure early planning and... Read more of this article

BELCO Working To Restore Power After Outage

BELCO Working To Restore Power After Outage

[Updated] BELCO crews are working to restore power after an outage in the Southampton/Warwick area today [Sept 1]. A BELCO spokesperson said, “We are aware of an outage affecting a large number of our customers in Warwick Parish. Our crew has been dispatched and is working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. To ensure safety, exercise... Read more of this article

BELCO Clarifies North Power Station Approvals

BELCO Clarifies North Power Station Approvals

Noting that it is at “the request of the Regulatory Authority,” BELCO  “clarified statements concerning the approval process for the North Power Station.” A spokesperson said, “At the request of the Regulatory Authority, Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today clarified statements concerning the approval process... Read more of this article