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By Edition On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Expansion Dokweg officially started

WILLEMSTAD - Aqualectra gave the official go-ahead this week for the expansion of the power plant located at the Dokweg. 39 megawatts of additional generators will be installed there. With the expansion, 71 million More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Tariff adjustment water and electricity as of April 1, 2018

WILLEMSTAD - Through this publication, the Government of Curaçao announces that the rates for electricity and water shall be adjusted as per 1 April 2018. The current and new rates are listed in the table below. Explanation More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Government announces new tariffs for electricity and water

WILLEMSTAD - Through this publication, the Government of Curaçao announces that the rates for electricity and water shall be adjusted as per 1 February 2018. The current and new rates are listed in the table below. Explanation More...

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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...