The Bahamas - Energy and power

Most electricity is produced at thermal plants owned by the Bahamas Electricity Corp. Production totaled 1,340 million kWh in 1998; installed capacity in 2001 was 401,000 kW. Fossil fuel accounts for all power production. Electricity consumption in 2000 was 1.4 billion kWh. In 1991, a 28,000 kW upgrade was initiated at the Clifton Power Plant on the west end of New Providence Island. New gas turbines were added to the Blue Hill Power Station, and were becoming operational in late 2002 and early 2003.

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