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BELCO Working To Restore Power

BELCO Working To Restore Power

[Updating] BELCO crews are working to restore power this afternoon [Jan 14] with power outages occurring in multiple parishes. The BWS had previously issued a Gale Warning and Thunderstorm Advisory, and also issued a Severe Weather Warning valid for this afternoon. Their forecast states, “Severe Weather Warning issued – strong to gale force... Read more of this article

BELCO Monitoring Inclement Weekend Weather

BELCO Monitoring Inclement Weekend Weather

BELCO said that they “are monitoring the weather forecast for this weekend closely, with teams standing by and ready to assist should any impacts be experienced by our customers.” BELCO tweeted the graphic below, saying, “We are monitoring the weather forecast for this weekend closely, with teams standing by and ready to assist should... Read more of this article

BELCO Win Award For Hurricane Restoration

BELCO Win Award For Hurricane Restoration

BELCO has been awarded an Edison Electric Institute [EEI] Emergency Response Award for restoration efforts following Hurricane Fiona. A spokesperson said, “Presented to EEI member companies twice a year, the Emergency Response Awards recognise recovery and assistance efforts of electric companies following service disruptions caused by extreme... Read more of this article

BELCO Trenching Work To Resume On Jan 9

BELCO Trenching Work To Resume On Jan 9

BELCO advised that “trenching work associated with its transmission upgrade project will resume in several locations on Monday, January 9th.” A spokesperson said, “Trenching will resume on North Shore Road, Devonshire from Loyal Hill Road to Store Hill on January 9th, 2023, with an expected completion date of July 2023. Traffic will... Read more of this article

RA Announces Decrease In 2023 Retail Tariff

RA Announces Decrease In 2023 Retail Tariff

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda announced that effective January 1, 2023, “approximately 85% of all customers classes will experience a decrease in the 2023 Retail Tariff, which is part of the BELCO bill.” A spokesperson said, “Specifically, on average, residential rates will decrease by 0.25%, commercial rates by an average of... Read more of this article

BELCO To Implement New Rates On Jan 1st

BELCO To Implement New Rates On Jan 1st

BELCO will implement new rates for all customers beginning January 1st, 2023, and the company said the “average residential customer using 650 kWhs per month will see a $6 decrease in their bill.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] will implement new rates for all customers beginning January 1st, 2023.... Read more of this article

BELCO Trenching Work Paused For Holiday

BELCO Trenching Work Paused For Holiday

BELCO announced that the Company’s transmission upgrade project will be paused for the remainder of the year. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today announced that the Company’s transmission upgrade project, necessary to replace 40% of the underground transmission cables, will be paused for the remainder... Read more of this article

BELCO Working To Restore Power In Warwick

BELCO Working To Restore Power In Warwick

[Updated] A BELCO crew has been dispatched and is currently working to restore power in Warwick in the Belmont area. BELCO tweeted, “We are aware of an outage affecting a large number of our customers in Warwick in the Belmont area. Our crew has been dispatched and is currently working to restore power. “To ensure safety, please exercise extreme... Read more of this article

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