May 9, 2023

Average power cost a shade under 40 cents per kilowatt-hour in latest Public Utilities Commission decision

That is the regulator's initial decision on the Annual Review Proceeding (ARP) for Belize Electricity Limited (BEL), issued on Friday after it ruled that adjustments in [...]
May 6, 2023

Planned City-wide “Blackout Sunday” postponed

As we reported earlier this week, the company announced plans to upgrade its installations in the Greater Belize City area – from Magazine Road to Mile [...]
May 2, 2023

“Blackout Sunday” as Belize Electricity Limited announces power system upgrades and maintenance across Old Capital

The power company says it will be conducting power system upgrades and maintenance at its major installations as well as connecting a new one. The upgrades [...]
May 1, 2023

Major blackout in Toledo district after Minister Oscar Requena crashes vehicle into lamp post

Last night Requena crashed into a lampost in an effort to avoid hitting a motorcyclist who had swerved into his lane while driving through Mafredi Village, sources [...]
March 20, 2023

Broken electrical post catches fire on George Price Highway; BEL dispatches crew to fix it

A broken post with a transformer on it was seen on fire near mile 3 on the highway shortly after 7:30 a.m.
March 12, 2023

BEL investigating unplanned power outage in Cayo, Stann Creek and Toledo Districts

Parts of the Cayo, Stann Creek and Toledo Districts have been without power since just before 3 p.m. this afternoon.
March 3, 2023

Belize Energy Workers Union (BEWU) announces and mourns passing of Brian Perez

The BEWU stated that “Perez’ life was senselessly taken away at the hands of someone wielding a gun within his own residence. Perez was to all [...]
January 20, 2023

Most of downtown area of Belize City without power due to traffic accident

Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) is currently working on fixing a broken pole caused by a downed guy wire due to a traffic accident in the area [...]