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New $50m Power Plant For Andros

A Bahamian-led consortium is bidding to develop a $40-$50m biomass-fuelled power plant in North Andros through a proposal featuring a tie-up with BAMSI.   Tribune Business can reveal that Providence Energy Partners is offering to develop a 10-15 mega watt (MW) plant to supply all Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) power needs...

Regulator Accuses Bpl Of ‘Compromising Renewables’

Regulators fear Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) may have “compromised the introduction of sustainable renewable energy in the shortest possible time” by breaching the Electricity Act 2015.   The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA), in its draft order and initial findings, said the utility monopoly had failed to meet its legal...

Minister Pledges New Nassau Power Plant

The  Government is planning to soon launch a bidding process to construct a “state of the art” power plant for New Providence, which will also include a solar energy component.   Desmond Bannister, minister of works, speaking at a ceremony to mark the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a...

Gov’t Partners With UAE For Solar Car Park

The implementation of a solar car park at the Thomas A. Robinson National stadium will bring The Bahamas one step closer to realizing its goal of 30 percent renewable energy penetration by 2033. The government and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have ventured into a partnership that will construct a...