A team of five Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) employees travelled to the Bahamas on Sunday, October 13, 2019 to assist Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) with hurricane restoration efforts on Abaco Island.
Category five Hurricane Dorian claimed 61 lives and caused massive devastation to the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands during its passage September 1-3, 2019.
The BEL team will join other member utilities of the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) who have committed to assisting BPL with rebuilding electrical infrastructure.
The team, compromising of Leroy Matura, Brian Gentle, Gregory Kerr, Alfeo Williams and James Teul, is scheduled to return to Belize in November.
BEL thanks these dedicated employees for their service and their families for supporting the mission to assist a fellow nation in need.
CARILEC is an association of electric energy solutions providers and other stakeholders operating in the electricity industry in the Caribbean region, Central and South Americas and globally.