Our 19,500+ customers belong to customer groups, which include residential, commercial and industrial. Use the information below to find the commercial rates that apply to you.

Commercial Service

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

Character of Service

Continuous alternating current of approximately 60 hertz, single or 3-phase, available at standard nominal secondary service voltages in accordance with the company’s “General Rules and Regulations for Electric Service” for permanent accounts.

Limitation of Services

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

Deposit

Security deposit quotes:

  1. For a new location, the security deposit is based upon the electrical specification. The minimum security deposit for a commercial customer is $800.
  2. Where the location is not a new one but has a history, the deposit is calculated as two times the average bill.
  3. After one year, if a customer applies for a review of their security deposit based on their actual energy usage and payment history, we would recalculate and if applicable, refund any amount over $800.00.

Monthly Bill

Computed in Bahamian currency in accordance with the following charges:

Demand Charge

First 5 Kilovolt amperes of monthly maximum demand or less at $45.55 plus Additional kilovolt amperes of monthly maximum demand at $9.11 per kilovolt ampere.

Energy Charge

First 20,000 kilowatt-hours – 19.55 cents per kilowatt-hour
Next 80,000 kilowatt-hours – 18.15 cents per kilowatt-hour
Additional kilowatt-hours – 16.75 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.

Minimum Charge

The minimum monthly charge is $45.55.

General Service Large

For customers using electricity as an energy source in manufacturing. Available where facilities of suitable voltage and adequate capacity are adjacent to the premises to be served.

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

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

Demand Charge
First 1,000 kilovolt amperes of monthly maximum demand or less at $9,110 plus additional kilovolt amperes of monthly maximum demand at $9.11 per kilovolt ampere.

Energy Charge
First 100,000 kilowatt-hours – 16.75 cents per kilowatt-hour
Next 400,000 kilowatt-hours – 15.35 cents per kilowatt-hour
Next 800,000 kilowatt-hours – 13.96 cents per kilowatt-hour
Additional kilowatt-hours – 11.18 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 kilovolt ampere 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 kilovolt ampere demand similarly established during the preceding 11 months, but not less than 1,000 kilovolt amperes or
    • The minimum kilovolt ampere 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.

Temporary Service

For service required for a short period such as for construction projects, fairs, bazaars, boathouses, etc.

Character of Service
Continuous alternating current of approximately 60 hertz, single-phase, 3-wire, 100 ampere maximum, at a nominal service voltage of either 120/240 volts or 120/208 volts as available at the point of delivery.

Limitation of Service
All service required by customer shall be supplied through one meter. Such service may not be connected to any permanent electrical installation without written authorization of the Building Inspection Department of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited.

Deposit
Twice the estimated monthly bill but not less than $120.00.

Connection Charge
Customers shall pay all costs for installation and removal by the company of temporary lines or transforming equipment.

Monthly Bill
Computed in Bahamian currency in accordance with the following charges:

  • Meter rental at $10.00 per month, plus
  • Energy charge at 25.02 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.

Meter Rental
There will be a monthly meter rental of $10.00

Temporary Service – Large

For temporary lighting, power and other purposes utilizing primary service for construction of large industrial and other facilities.

Character of Service
Continuous alternating current of approximately 60 hertz, single or 3-phase, available at 12,470 volts and 60 hertz, 3-phase, three or four wire for temporary accounts.

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.

Deposit
Twice the average estimated monthly bill as estimated by the company or as thereafter ascertained but not less than $300.00

Connection Charge
Customers shall pay all costs for installation and removal by the company of temporary lines or transforming equipment.

Monthly Bill
Computed in Bahamian currency in accordance with the following charges:

Demand Charge
First 5 Kilovoltamperes of monthly maximum demand or less at $44.45 plus additional kilovoltamperes of monthly maximum demand at $8.89 per kilovoltampere.

Energy Charge
First 20,000 kilowatt-hours – 19.26 cents per kilowatt-hour
Next 80,000 kilowatt-hours – 17.88 cents per kilowatt-hour
Additional kilowatt-hours – 16.50 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.

Meter Rental
There will be a monthly meter rental of $10.00

Minimum Charge
The minimum monthly charge is $44.45.

Determination of Demand
The monthly maximum demand shall be the highest 15 minute integrated kilovoltampere demand determined from the company’s demand meter.

Terms of Service
Open order until terminated by 72 hours notice by customer.

Special Provision
All equipment and apparatus necessary to change the company’s 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 service conductors in a manner satisfactory to the company.

Night Guard Lights

Night guard lights are available in all territories served by Grand Bahama Power, where facilities are available. The lights are used for lighting private, commercial and industrial areas.

Grand Bahama Power-owned fixtures will be mounted on the existing distribution system served from overhead wires. At the company’s option and upon request by the customer, the company will provide special poles, overhead or underground wires at the customer’s expense.

Service includes energy from dusk until dawn the next morning. Full maintenance will be provided for by Grand Bahama Power.

The following charges, computed in Bahamian currency, apply to night guard lights:

150 Watts – $23.88/month
250 Watts – $35.82/month

Estimated cost of the installation and deposit of two months charge per fixture shall be paid in advance.

To request a night guard light or to have your night guard light repaired please contact us.