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BELCO Requested To Provide IRP Proposal

BELCO Requested To Provide IRP Proposal

Further to BELCO being issued with a Transmission, Distribution and Retail [TD&R] license on 27th October 2017, the Regulatory Authority has issued a notice requesting that BELCO submit an Integrated Resource Plan proposal [“IRP Proposal”] to the Authority by 15th February 2018. A spokesperson for the Authority stated, “An Integrated Resource... Read more of this article

BELCO Customer Dept To Close Early Tomorrow

BELCO Customer Dept To Close Early Tomorrow

BELCO is advising its customers that their Customer Experience Department will close early tomorrow [Nov 17]. A spokesperson said, “BELCO would like to advise customers that its Customer Experience Department will be closed from 2:30-3:30pm tomorrow, Friday, November 17th, to enable Team members to attend an emergency Union meeting. This will include... Read more of this article

Power Outage After Contractor Strikes Cable

Power Outage After Contractor Strikes Cable

[Updated] 94 customers are without power this afternoon [Nov 15] after a “contractor working at the corner of Parliament and Victoria Streets struck a 4KV underground cable.” A BELCO spokesperson said, “At 2:29pm a contractor working at the corner of Parliament and Victoria Streets struck a 4KV underground cable. 94 customers are currently... Read more of this article

RA Updates On BELCO And Electricity Sector

RA Updates On BELCO And Electricity Sector

[Updated] The Regulatory Authority announced that “following necessary amendments to the Electricity Act receiving Royal Assent on October 27, 2017, BELCO and the Government’s Tyne’s Bay power generation facility have been issued with electricity sector licenses.” “The Authority was given oversight of the electricity sector in... Read more of this article

Power Outage: King’s Square Bathroom Closed

Power Outage: King’s Square Bathroom Closed

The restrooms on King’s Square in St George’s are currently closed due to a power outage and will reopen once BELCO has restored power. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform the public that the restrooms on King’s Square are currently closed due to a power outage. BELCO employees are currently... Read more of this article

Outage Due To ‘Branches Tangled In Wires’

Outage Due To ‘Branches Tangled In Wires’

Yesterday afternoon [Oct 1] there was a power outage on the Chapel Road circuit impacting 265 customers, and upon BELCO’s arrival, they “found a number palm tree branches tangled in the wires,” and the crew “trimmed back the palm branches and power was restored at 5:17pm,” BELCO has confirmed. A BELCO spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

BELCO Crew To Travel To BVI On Wednesday

BELCO Crew To Travel To BVI On Wednesday

BELCO’s Lineman Crew — originally scheduled to depart on September 16th — will be flying out tomorrow [Sept 27] in order to help restore electricity in the British Virgin Islands. “Following the devastating effects of the 185mph winds of Category 5 Hurricane Irma to BVI’s electricity infrastructure, BELCO had responded to a request... Read more of this article

BELCO Pembroke Planned Outage Rescheduled

BELCO Pembroke Planned Outage Rescheduled

BELCO is advising residents of Pembroke that the planned power interruption originally scheduled for today [Sept 26] was postponed due to operational issues. A spokesperson said, “BELCO would like to advise residents of Pembroke that the planned power interruption originally scheduled for today, Tuesday, September 26th was postponed due to operational... Read more of this article

Outage Due To Broken Pole, Power Restored

Outage Due To Broken Pole, Power Restored

At approximately 1:48am this morning [Sept 10] 629 customers in the western end of the island lost power after a pole was struck and broken, with BELCO crews responding and restoring power by 11:40am. A BELCO spokesperson said, “At approximately 1:48am this morning a pole was struck and broken. “As a result 629 customers lost power. Crews... Read more of this article

BELCO: Cable Fault Power Outage Affects 5000

BELCO: Cable Fault Power Outage Affects 5000

[Updated] Approximately 5000 BELCO customers in the West End parishes are currently without power after a fault on transmission cables that feed out of the Belmont substation according to the company. A spokesperson said, “BELCO experienced a fault on the 22kV transmission cables that feed out of the Belmont substation. As a result 5,000 customers... Read more of this article

Regulatory Authority Electricity Sector Regulation

Regulatory Authority Electricity Sector Regulation

In July 2017 the Regulatory Authority received consent for the final form of electricity sector licenses, and these “licenses, as well as a license application process developed by the Authority, have now been enacted as general determinations, completing their final and formal legislative stage.” An RA spokesperson said, “On 28 October... Read more of this article

Bermudian Steven Douglas Joins BE Solar

Bermudian Steven Douglas Joins BE Solar

Steven Douglas has joined the team at BE Solar as their dedicated Project & Procurement Manager. “Steven has vast experience and qualifications in the areas of construction and installation having worked in the elevator industry for over 13 years. He is a certified facility manager through BOMI International and has numerous other certifications,”... Read more of this article

Deadline For Submissions On Net Metering

Deadline For Submissions On Net Metering

Update: The deadline has been extended to Wednesday, August 2nd. Greenrock is reminding the members of the public that the deadline for submitting feedback regarding net metering is tomorrow [July 28]. Executive Director of Greenrock, Jonathan Starling said, “Greenrock would like to remind members of the public that the deadline for submitting feedback... Read more of this article