Tag Archives: Barbados Light & Power

Barbados Gone Dark

The following is a statement issued by the MD of Barbados Light & Power a few minutes ago. Prime Minister Mia Mottley has demanded a meeting with the Chairman of EMERA this evening. Several stories have been floating about social media in the last 24 hours, BU will stay with the official positions issued by the BL&P for the moment.

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BL&P’s Promise to Barbadians — You Must Invest in Community Solar

He added that Light & Power is also planning “community solar to ensure that every Barbadian has the opportunity to participate in the island’s green transformation and the renewable energy future for Barbados.” – Roger Blackman, Managing Director (BLP) The Barbados Light & Power in its recent edition of Watts New Business Managing Director Roger Blackman reassured the audience that

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No Power… No Vision

The Barbados Light and Power Company (BL&P) is one of the local utilities most Barbadians will agree has provided a better than satisfactory level of service through the years. The blogmaster does not have access to the ‘power outage’ history of BL&P since it was delivered to the Canadian power company EMERA. However, if one were to go by the

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BL&P Denied!

It is with great interest BU read the decision handed down by the Fair Trading Commission to DENY the application by the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited (BL&P)  to apply the results and costs of Fuel Hedging to the Fuel Clause Adjustment (FCA). Some will argue that this is a pyrrhic victory given a prior decision by Barbadians to

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Barbados Renewable Energy Program–A Case of the Tail Wagging the Dog

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) recently ruled on the motion for review of the billing arrangement and metering option of the Renewable Energy Rider  (RER) – see FTC Order and Decision . The RER is a mechanism established by government to facilitate the sale of surplus electricity to the grid supplied by customers with Renewable Energy (RE)  systems. The government

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Our Energy Policy is Adrift

Originally posted on Barbados Underground:
The following submission probes government’s energy policy Barbados Light and Power headquarters on Bay Street Our energy policy is becoming more and more perplexing. So much so that any reasonable person analyzing the decisions and statements of those whose stewardship we depend on for efficient, reliable, sustainable energy practices would conclude that presently we as…

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