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General Service Large

Available where facilities of suitable voltage and adequate capacity are adjacent to the premises to be served.


For lighting, power and other purposes for commercial industrial, institutional, and other services exclusive of residential.

Character of Service

Continuous alternating current of approximately 12,470 volts and 60 hertz, 3-phase, three or four wire.

Limitation of Service

All service required by customer shall be furnished by one meter to each building, premises, property or group of properties under one ownership or management.


Twice the average Net Monthly Bill as estimated by the company or as thereafter ascertained.

Demand Charge

First 1,000 kilovoltamperes of monthly maximum demand or less at $9,110 plus additional kilovoltamperes of monthly maximum demand at $9.11 per kilovoltampere.

Energy Charge
First 100,000 kilowatt-hours16.75 cents per kilowatt-hour
Next 400,000 kilowatt-hours15.35 cents per kilowatt-hour
Next 800,000 kilowatt-hours13.96 cents per kilowatt-hour
Additional kilowatt-hours11.18 cents per kilowatt-hour

Fuel Charge

The actual cost of fuel used to generate electricity. This a full pass-through mechanism which generates no profit to the utility.


Monthly Bill

Computed in Bahamian currency in accordance with the following charges:

  • Minimum Charge: The minimum monthly bill is $9,110 or as provided by contract agreement, whichever is greater.
  • Determination of Demand: The monthly maximum demand shall be the highest 15 minute integrated kilovoltampere demand determined from the company's demand meter. In no event shall such demand be taken at less than the higher of the following:

    - The highest kilovoltampere demand similarly established during the preceding 11 months, but not less than 1,000 kilovoltamperes or

    - The minimum kilovoltampere demand set forth in the contract agreement.

Terms of Service

Not less than five years or as provided by contract agreement.

Special Provisions

All equipment and apparatus necessary to change the company's primary power service to any other form required by the customer shall be furnished and maintained by the customer and the current shall be balanced on the phases of the primary circuit in a manner satisfactory to the company.

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