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BELCO Hosts Second Valentine’s Day Food Drive

BELCO Hosts Second Valentine’s Day Food Drive

BELCO held their second Valentine’s Day Food Drive this past Sunday [Feb 13] with the employee-led initiative offering over 1,000 bags of food and supplies to assist families across the island. A spokesperson said, “At the beginning of 2021, BELCO employees started donating non-perishable food items for those in need in the community, which pushed... Read more of this article

BELCO Scholarships Applications Now Open

BELCO Scholarships Applications Now Open

Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] advised that applications are now being accepted for the Company’s scholarship opportunities that are available to Bermudian students. A spokesperson said, “The application process opened on January 31st and closes on April 30, 2022. The scholarships will be awarded to prospective employees of the... Read more of this article

BELCO To Open New Somerset Payment Centre

BELCO To Open New Somerset Payment Centre

The BELCO Payment Centre at Somerset MarketPlace will close for transactions on February 4th, with a new BELCO Payment Centre to be opened on February 7th at the Moneyshop Office on Somerset Road. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [‘BELCO’ or the ‘Company’] today advised that the BELCO Payment Centre at Somerset... Read more of this article

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