Diesel and Gas-Engine Power Plants in
the Caribbean - Bahamas and Turks & Caicos
Black Point
Location: Bahamas
Operator: Bahamas Electricity Corp
Configuration: 2 X 325 kW 3412 engines
Operation: 1994
Fuel: diesel oil
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
Quick facts: Black Point is in the Exhuma Cays. The power station was built with IADB funding.

Photograph by Willie Heinz and courtesy of Inter-American Development Bank
Posted 29 Mar 2009

Clifton Pier
Location: Bahamas
Operator: Bahamas Electricity Corp
Configuration: 1 X 6 MW, 4 X 10 MW, 2 X 26.5 MW, 2 X 33 MW
Operation: 1963-2002
Fuel: heavy fuel oil
E/G supplier: Sulzer, MAN B&W, Siemens, Alstom
EPC: ABB, Alstom
Quick facts: This is the main BEC baseload power station.

Photograph courtesy of MAN B&W Diesel
Posted 9 Nov 2005

Marsh Harbour
Location: Bahamas
Operator: Bahamas Electricity Corp
Configuration: 4 X 1.6 MW, 4 X 2.5 MW, 2 X 4.4 MW
Operation: 1989-2001
Fuel: diesel oil
E/G supplier: Mirrlees, EMD
Quick facts: This is Abaco's main power station and was partially constructed with IADB funding. Two 2.5 MW containerized sets were added in 2005.

Photograph by Willie Heinz and courtesy of Inter-American Development Bank
Posted 29 Mar 2009

Millers
Location: Bahamas
Operator: Bahamas Electricity Corp
Configuration: 3 X 500 kW, 3 X 1.825 MW
Operation: 1993-1997
Fuel: diesel oil
E/G supplier: Caterpillar, EMD
Quick facts: Long Island is in the eastern Bahamas and is known for livestock and farm goods production. Shown is the first phase of the Long Island power station in Millers completed in 1992 with IADB funding. Three larger engines were added for Phase II.

Photograph by Willie Heinz and courtesy of Inter-American Development Bank
Posted 29 Mar 2009

Moores Island
Location: Bahamas
Operator: Bahamas Electricity Corp
Configuration: 2 X 225 kW 3408 engines
Operation: 1992
Fuel: diesel oil
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
Quick facts: Moores Island is a 4,065ac islet in the Abaco group. The power station was built with IADB funding.

Photograph by Willie Heinz and courtesy of Inter-American Development Bank
Posted 29 Mar 2009

Providenciales
Location: Turks & Caicos Islands
Operator: Provo Power Co Ltd
Configuration: ca 12 engines, 30 MW
Operation: 1988-2006
Fuel: diesel oil
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
Quick facts: Provo Power Co Ltd is owned by Fortis. This is the main power plant on the most developed island in the Turks & Caicos.

Photograph courtesy of Provo Power Co Ltd
Posted 25 Jan 2009

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 24-Oct-2012

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