RA requests an integrated plan from Belco

  • Future energy: Belco is expected to submit an integrated resource plan to the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda by mid-February

    Future energy: Belco is expected to submit an integrated resource plan to the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda by mid-February


The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda has issued a notice requesting the Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited submit an Integrated Resource Plan proposal to the Authority by February 15, 2018.

Belco was issued with a Transmission, Distribution and Retail license on October 27.

A spokesperson for the RA said: “An Integrated Resource Plan, when approved and final, details how electricity demand will be met in the future.

“Consistent with Section 40 of the Electricity Act and the TD&R licence held by Belco, the Authority has formally commenced this important phase of electricity regulation. It should be noted this is the first part of the IRP planning process.

“The second part includes public consultation on the IRP proposal and will include the opportunity for third parties seeking to provide electricity to the transmission grid (in competition to Belco generation) to state their views and positions on the IRP proposal and to submit alternative generation proposals.

“The IRP process, and the outcome, is integral to the development of the electricity sector in Bermuda, both in terms of securing competitive and reliable electricity supply to the transmission grid, as well as driving cost efficiency.

“Once the public consultation phase begins (following Belco’s submission of an IRP proposal), there will be full opportunity for views and proposals to be provided in relation to the role of both renewable and non-renewable electricity generation within the sector.”

The notice will be available on the RA’s website at http://rab.bm/ under news and notices.

See related media link for RA notice

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Published Nov 17, 2017 at 4:35 pm (Updated Nov 20, 2017 at 12:18 am)

RA requests an integrated plan from Belco

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