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BELCO: Hurricane Paulette & Teddy Restoration

BELCO: Hurricane Paulette & Teddy Restoration

BELCO today [Sept 23] advised that work continues to repair damaged infrastructure following Hurricanes Paulette and Teddy. A spokesperson said, “BELCO today advised that work continues to repair damaged infrastructure following Hurricanes Paulette and Teddy. “During the rest of this week and into next week, customers may experience an interruption... Read more of this article

250 Without Power: BELCO Working To Restore

250 Without Power: BELCO Working To Restore

BELCO said that approximately 250 customers remain without power, and any customers left without power should call BELCO on 955 if they have not already done so. A spokesperson said, “BELCO crews continue to work to restore power across Bermuda following damage caused by Hurricane Paulette. “Approximately 250 customers remain without power and it... Read more of this article

706 Without Power: BELCO Working To Restore

706 Without Power: BELCO Working To Restore

[Updated] As of 4.00pm this afternoon [Sept 16], power has been restored to approximately 24,000 customers with work continuing to reconnect the remaining approximately 830 customers without power. A spokesperson said, “BELCO crews continue to work to restore power across Bermuda following damage caused by Hurricane Paulette. “As of 4:00... Read more of this article

BELCO Retirees Join Restoration Effort

BELCO Retirees Join Restoration Effort

Following Hurricane Paulette, BELCO retirees have joined the restoration effort, bringing their wealth of knowledge and experience to help lighten the load. Just over 25,000 people lost power in the hurricane — about 70% of the island – and the BELCO crews quickly started to restore power, and as of this writing, there are around 2,000 customers... Read more of this article

BELCO Restore Power To Over 20,000 So Far

BELCO Restore Power To Over 20,000 So Far

As of 1.00pm today [Sept 15], power has been restored to approximately 20,000 customers with work continuing to reconnect the remaining approximately 5,000 without power. A spokesperson said, “Hurricane Paulette has now moved away from Bermuda and BELCO Crews are working to restore power across the island. “As of 1:00 pm today, power has been restored... Read more of this article

22,847 Customers Without Power As Of 7.00am

22,847 Customers Without Power As Of 7.00am

As of 7:00am today [Sept 14] a total of 22,847 customers are without power due to Hurricane Paulette, BELCO has confirmed. A spokesperson said, “Hurricane Paulette continues to affect Bermuda with strong winds, rain and dangerous conditions. “BELCO is aware of a number of outages across the island and crews will not begin work to repair... Read more of this article

BELCO Has Restored All Power After Outage

BELCO Has Restored All Power After Outage

[Updated] Following the power outages in the west end yesterday, BELCO has restored power to approximately 4,000 customers, and the work continues this morning to restore power to the remaining customers. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] this morning provided an update on restoration efforts following three... Read more of this article

Power Outages, BELCO Working To Restore

Power Outages, BELCO Working To Restore

[Updated] BELCO said they are “working to repair a major transmission fault which has led to outages in the West End of the island.” “The outages occurred due to faults on primary transmission lines on Middle Road, Southampton. BELCO crews are working hard to restore customers as quickly and as efficiently as possible,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

BELCO Responds To Emissions Concerns

BELCO Responds To Emissions Concerns

BELCO has responded to “comments on plant emissions that have been affecting the surrounding neighbourhood, whilst also moving to dispel misinformation on plant operations and staff responsiveness to community concerns.” BELCO President Dennis Pimentel said, “At BELCO we take the health and safety of our employees and the community very... Read more of this article

Electrical Industry Collective Town Hall Meeting

Electrical Industry Collective Town Hall Meeting

Representatives from the Electrical Industry Collective will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Monday, August 10th at Francis Patton School to discuss matters concerning the Section 210.12 of the Residential Building Code 2014, regarding the installation of Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters. A spokesperson said, “We, a collective electrical industry... Read more of this article

BELCO On North Power Station Emissions

BELCO On North Power Station Emissions

“BELCO is currently in the processes of setting up additional monitoring stations in Pembroke to capture the data necessary to further analyse the level of emissions from the North Power Station,” the company said today. This follows after Minister Jason Hayward said, “As the MP for Pembroke Central I am concerned by the pollution and... Read more of this article

RA Issues Final Report On Electricity Sector

RA Issues Final Report On Electricity Sector

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda [RA] published their Final Report on the Electricity Sector. A spokesperson said, “After a comprehensive review, the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda [the “RA”] has today published its Final Report on the Electricity Sector. The recommendations in the Final Report are intended to enhance the legal, regulatory,... 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