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

Residential Service

Consumption for private residence for domestic or household use, educational institutions, businesses, retail stores and office buildings. Available in all territories served.

Character of Service
Continuous alternating current of approximately 60 hertz, single-phase, 3-wire, 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 for domestic purposes, including air conditioning or electric space heating shall be supplied through one meter. This service may not be used for other purposes.

Deposit

  1. For a new location, the security deposit is based upon the electrical specification. The minimum security deposit for a residential customer is $500.
  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, the deposit is recalculated and if applicable, any amount over $500.00 is refunded.

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

Energy Charge:
First 350 kilowatt-hours – 17.56 cents per kilowatt-hour
Next 450 kilowatt-hours – 21.82 cents per kilowatt-hour
Additional kilowatt-hours – 26.06 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 Bill
Minimum bill $10.00

Temporary Service

For service required for a short period such as for construction projects, fairs, bazaars, boathouses, etc. Available in all territories served.

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
For customers using electricity as an energy source in manufacturing

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.