GPL INVESTS IN MODERN RETROFITTED TRUCKS

22nd June 2020 Guyana Power and Light Company is progressing its modernization plan with the procurement of modern mobile elevated working platforms comprising IVECO trucks retrofitted with VERSALIFT aerial lifts and ancillary equipment. The vehicles represent state of the art technology and will have multiple functionalities that will, among other benefits, significantly improve GPL’s ability to expand […]

LOWER ELECTRICITY RATES FOR V. ISLANDERS FROM JULY 1

Jun 08, 2020 Effective July 1, 2020, residential and commercial customers of the Virgin Islands Public Services Commission will benefit from an approximate 1.5 cent drop in the per kilowatt hour rate.  Residential customers utilizing 400 kilowatt hours per month will see a bill totaling approximately $159 while a commercial customer’s bill for usage of […]

COVID-19: Strengthening Enterprise Resiliency in Uilities

Protecting People, Communities and Business Safety has always been a core value for the utilities industry. Now in the face of a global pandemic, ensuring that critical lifeline services are not interrupted has created an unprecedented challenge. The near-term decisions utility leaders make today to protect their employees, communities and business from COVID-19, will undoubtedly […]

FortisTCI President & CEO Eddinton Powell to Retire and is Succeeded by Senior VP of Corporate Services & CFO Ruth Forbes

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FortisTCI President & CEO Eddinton Powell to Retire and is Succeeded by Senior VP of Corporate Services & CFO Ruth Forbes Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (Friday, June 26, 2020) – FortisTCI President and CEO Eddinton Powell will retire from the company after serving for 13 years, and will be succeeded […]

Outlook for 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Several forecasts suggest a highly active Atlantic hurricane season which runs from June 1st to November 30th. The prediction for an above-average season is due in part to slightly above normal sea surface temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Warm moist air evaporating from the ocean acts as fuel for hurricanes, pumping […]