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BPL Statement FI Renewable RFPs

Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL) is excited to report that six potential Independent Power Providers (IPPs) entered the second phase of evaluations of their bids for contracts to develop, finance, build, own and operate a solar photovoltaic (solar PV) and energy storage plant or a hybrid power plant on North & Central Andros, North Eleuthera, South Eleuthera and Inagua.

An energized BDB reopens on 8 June, 2020

The Bahamas Development Bank will reopen its doors to the public on Monday, the 8 June, 2020 with a different culture. Over the last 20 months, BDB has achieved dramatic improvements in its operations and was tested in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proposed budget is a forerunner to the long-term sustainable solution

As the Government prepares for a month of intense budget debate in Parliament, the public can expect to learn further details about the FY2020/21 Annual Budget during the debate contributions by Cabinet Ministers and Members of Parliament. By the time the new budget takes effect on July 1, the public should have a detailed understanding about ‘Resilient Bahamas: A Plan for Restoration’, which is the Government’s plan to use public finances to protect, families, communities, and businesses; to stabilize the weakened economy; and to transform the current crises into an opportunity for future prosperity.

Landmark legislation set to fundamentally change how public contracts are awarded

The Government tabled landmark legislation last week that will substantially change how contracts are awarded throughout the entire public service. The Public Procurement Bill, 2020, will be debated in the House of Assembly following the adoption of the FY2020/21 Annual Budget.

R.B.D.F Officers Complete Overseas Course

Sub Lieutenants Natasha Major, Lashonna Williams and Renaldo Wilkinson are the newest addition to the Officer’s Corps of The Royal Bahamas Defence Force after successfully completing conversion courses for Naval Officers in New London, Connecticut.