ES 03/2022 Definition and Interpretation of a Major Outage in Public Electricity Supplier and Authorized Public Electricity Supplier Licenses

The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) issues this Consultation Document  on the proposed definition and interpretation of a “major outage” for  Public Electricity Suppliers  and Authorized Public Electricity Suppliers that will apply to the electricity sector in The Bahamas.

URCA invites and welcomes written submissions and comments from interested parties, including members of the public and licensees, with sufficient interest in the subject matter of this Consultation Document.

Written comments should be submitted to URCA by 5:00 p.m. on 30 November 2022.

Written comments should be sent to URCA’s Chief Executive Officer, either:

  • By hand, to URCA’s office at Frederick House, Frederick Street, Nassau; or
  • By mail to P.O. Box N-4860, Nassau, Bahamas; or
  • By fax, to (242) 393-0153; or
  • By email, to

As soon as reasonably practicable after the close of the response date for this consultation, URCA intends to publish all responses on the URCA website at