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BL&P sheds light on recent power outages

March 22nd, 2022

The Barbados Light and Power Company is today shedding some light on the reasons behind recent frequent power outages across the country.

In a statement, Manager of Communications and Government Relations, Jackie Marshall-Clarke reveals three main problems plaguing the network.

The first is what Ms. Marshall-Clarke calls third party incidents or vehicular accidents involving the company’s utility poles and lines.

According to her there has been a spike in these incidents in the last few weeks.

The other two issues faced by the BL&P go hand in hand – high winds and kites, with the latter proving to be a real nuisance for Light and Power crews.

The BL&P Manager explains.

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