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BELCO: Pole Fire Causes Outage In Camp Hill

BELCO: Pole Fire Causes Outage In Camp Hill

A pole fire has caused an outage in the Camp Hill, Warwick area today [Jan 11], however BELCO crews are on site and expect to restore power later today. In a tweet this morning, BELCO said, “Outage: A pole fire has caused an unexpected outage affecting the area of Camp Hill, Warwick. Crews are on-site and repairs are underway to replace the pole... Read more of this article

Ten People Complete Fibre Optic Training

Ten People Complete Fibre Optic Training

Jarrod Zancanella, Zeldon Trott, George Fubler, Torrey Tacklyn, Ryan Hayward, Christopher Pullen, Andrew Mitchell, Khimo Harrison, Kumar Grant and Carvala Duffus have successfully completed their Certified Fibre Optic Training, BELCO announced. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today announced that ten employees... Read more of this article

BELCO Apprenticeship Programme Participants

BELCO Apprenticeship Programme Participants

BELCO announced that 15 Bermudians were successful in their applications to join their Apprenticeship Programme; Cornell Young, Dylan Furbert, Fernando Brown, Gaiya Melakot, Jahkari Furbert, Kalae Fox, Leano Ming, Daiquin Jennings-Arorash, Eusebio Blankendale, Freeman Lima, Jacari Renfroe, Malik Smith, Martin Gutt, Zaren Bennet and Zebadiah... Read more of this article

BELCO: Work On Asset Retirement Project

BELCO: Work On Asset Retirement Project

BELCO said they have “commenced work on an Asset Retirement Project [ARP] to dispose of decommissioned assets that include generating engines and buildings.” A spokesperson said, “The ARP planning process commenced in 2014 and will see the abatement of hazardous materials, the removal and disposal of retired assets and the demolition... Read more of this article

BELCO: Planned Outage In Sandys [Postponed]

BELCO: Planned Outage In Sandys [Postponed]

[Updated] Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] said that there will be a planned outage in area of Sandys on Thursday [Nov 25] from 9.00am to 5.00pm. BELCO tweeted, “There will be a planned outage in Sandys on Thur, Nov 25, 9AM – 5PM. The following areas will be impacted: Part of Middle Road Sandys, Caithness Drive, Whale Island, Wreck... Read more of this article

BELCO Installs Lighting At Seniors Residence

BELCO Installs Lighting At Seniors Residence

BELCO recently installed lighting at the Dr. Cann Park Seniors Residence in Southampton, donating the materials and time to install lighting around the perimeter. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] is committed to improving the community in which we operate. The Company has a long history of charitable giving... Read more of this article

Wayne Caines Elected To CARILEC Board

Wayne Caines Elected To CARILEC Board

BELCO President Wayne Caines was elected to the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation [CARILEC] board of directors. A spokesperson said, “The new Board of Directors [BoD], was elected during CARILEC’s 33rd Annual General Meeting [AGM] which was held virtually this year due to COVID restrictions. The BoD consists of newly elected, re-elected,... Read more of this article

Photos: BELCO Donates Laptops To Schools

Photos: BELCO Donates Laptops To Schools

BELCO has donated 187 laptops to several middle schools, with the donation made on behalf of the entire team at BELCO, and delivered to students at Dellwood Middle School, Whitney Institute, Sandys Middle School and Clearwater Middle School last week. A spokesperson said “This donation is in keeping with BELCO’s commitment to sustainability.... Read more of this article

Power Outages In Sandys & Woodland Road

Power Outages In Sandys & Woodland Road

[Updated] Some residents are experiencing power outages in Sandys following a pole fire on White Hill, and some customers in the Woodland Road area are also experiencing power outages after a vehicle struck a pole. This morning, BELCO tweeted, “Due to a pole fire on White Hill in Sandys, some of our customers in the area are experiencing an outage.... Read more of this article

Algonquin To Acquire Kentucky Power Company

Algonquin To Acquire Kentucky Power Company

Algonquin— which owns BELCO – announced that Liberty Utilities Co, an indirect subsidiary of Algonquin, has entered into an agreement to acquire Kentucky Power Company for approximately $2.846 billion. A spokesperson said, “lgonquin Power & Utilities Corp. [AQN] today announced that Liberty Utilities Co., an indirect subsidiary of AQN,... Read more of this article

Algonquin Aims For Net-Zero By 2050 Target

Algonquin Aims For Net-Zero By 2050 Target

Canada-based Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp — which owns BELCO — announced its “commitment to a net-zero by 2050 target.” “This target is rooted in Algonquin’s purpose of sustaining energy and water for life and is a reflection of the Company’s track record of being a leader in the transition to a low-carbon... Read more of this article

BELCO Offers Apprenticeship Programme

BELCO Offers Apprenticeship Programme

BELCO today [Oct 4] announced the launch of the next era of its Apprenticeship Programme, with the four-year programme blending “technical training and academic study with work-based learning.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today announced the launch of the next era of its Apprenticeship Programme.... Read more of this article

BELCO Advisory On Hurricane Preparations

BELCO Advisory On Hurricane Preparations

BELCO provided an update on hurricane preparations, with the company saying that “assets will be put in place before the arrival of the storm so that once it has passed any restoration efforts can proceed quickly and efficiently.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] today provided an update on hurricane... Read more of this article