Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Deal: Excessive power cuts may lead businesses to take drastic measures

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Chairperson of the Environment and Energy Committee for The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, Debbie Deal, said yesterday that businesses may be forced to take drastic measures, including job cuts, if power outages continue.

“It’s a difficult time for us as a country,” Deal told Eyewitness News Online.

“For business, this is rough. BPL is our only energy company. Our prices are high and outages are constant.

“A lot of business persons will soon consider paying their electricity bills with inconsistent service or let go of staff,” Deal said.  Read more >>