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By Edition On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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New tariffs: gasoline cheaper, cooking gas more expensive

WILLEMSTAD - Bureau Telecommunicatie en Post has published the new rates for fuel, water and electricity on their website. Gasoline will be 7 cents cheaper as of November 28. Gasoline goes from 1.81 to 1.74 guilders More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Bad weather causes power interruptions

WILLEMSTAD - The current weather with rain, thunder and lightning causes power outages in Banda'bou (western side of the island). Also, fixed phones lines and cable provider TDS suffered from the weather. A large More...

New power plant from Wärtsilä will allow the Caribbean island of Curaçao to add more wind energy
By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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New power plant from Wärtsilä will allow Curaçao to add more wind energy

WILLEMSTAD - The technology group Wärtsilä was awarded the contract to supply a 39 MW power plant to Aqualectra, the utility company of Curaçao. The turnkey project will provide much needed additional generating More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Utility company Aqualectra taken to court

WILLEMSTAD - Dynaf Caribbean, together with Bredenoord from the Netherlands, which supplies emergency power generators, are taking the local utility company Aqualectra to court. They are filing a lawsuit against More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Aqualectra to acquire Aggreko’s generators

WILLEMSTAD - Not local businesses, but British Aggreko will supply generators to the utility company Aqualectra. That was the result of a recent public tender procedure held by Aqualectra to construct a new diesel More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Aqualectra to generate power again with generators

WILLEMSTAD - The utility company Aqualectra is going to open a generator park in the area of Mundu Nobo. Due to the extreme heat on the island, the demand for electricity is high. Aqualectra has trouble meeting More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Several neighborhoods without power due to broken cables

WILLEMSTAD - Several neighborhoods on the island were without power this morning. Due to heavy winds caused by what remained of the tropical storm Bret, several cables were damaged. Neighborhoods in the eastern More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Aqualectra warns about issues with electricity supply

WILLEMSTAD - Aqualectra warns that there are issues with their electricity supply. The utility company has problems with three turbines. One of them was irreparably damaged and needs to be replaced. The other two More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Aqualectra requests external assistance for repair faulty machines

WILLEMSTAD - About 10 foreign technicians are currently in Curaçao to help the utility company Aqualectra in repairing the broken machinery for the production of electricity. This is to improve, as quickly as possible, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Problems at CRU: several areas without power

WILLEMSTAD - Different neighborhoods on the island were without power last night and the night before. The reason for the power outage was because the gas turbine at the CRU plant was not able to supply enough electricity. More...