Saturday, May 15, 2010

ELECTRICITY STATISTICS AND INVESTMENT IN BELIZE.

ELECTRICAL SUPPLY IN BELIZE NOW ADEQUATE FROM LOCAL PRODUCTION SOURCES!



TV news says Belize now producing 117 megawatts of electricity.
That the peak usage is only 76 megawatts. ( May, 2010. )
BEL says they are buying from the cheapest sources. Didn't say whether they are off the Mexican buying grid now ?

PUC says BEL still owes customers around $40 million for overcharging on fuel adjustment payments going back a few years.

Glad to see the PUC being proactive with the BEL and Fortis scams in bookkeeping.

Windpower studies at Hillview show it is impractical to use windmill generation of electricity in Belize. Most nights are without wind. Blows hard sometimes most afternoons this time of year, but the rest of the time, the wind is nothing, or light.

BELIZE HAS THE HIGHEST ELECTRICITY RATES IN IT'S CENTRAL AMERICAN REGION - 7 countries -

1 comment:

Sandy A said...

i found it amusing that BEL ran an ad in the Star claiming to have the lowest rates in the CARIBBEAN. Isn't that comparing apples to oranges? (or pineapples to bananas?!)