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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Aqualectra opens Dokweg 2B in February

WILLEMSTAD - If all goes well, the utility company Aqualectra will open a new diesel power station on the Dokweg in February 2018. It can produce 40 megawatts per day. In total, the company has 168 megawatts of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Aqualectra starts pilot project with smart meters

WILLEMSTAD - Aqualectra is well advanced with the introduction of the smart water and electricity meters. The contracts have been signed and soon a trial project will start in the area of Ser'i Domi (near Otrabanda). The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Fuel, water and electricity increase in price in July, propane gas remains the same

WILLEMSTAD - On July 3, next Tuesday, the rates of fuel will be adapted. Gasoline goes up in price per liter at the pump. From about 1.98 guilders to more than 2.05 guilders. Diesel rises sharply in price: from More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Aqualectra to act against defaulters now that the new system is working

WILLEMSTAD - Once again the utility company Aqualectra will shut down electricity and water for customers who do not pay their bills on time. In recent months, the January and February accounts have been delivered More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Curaçao government pleased with lifting ConocoPhillips seizure

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curaçao is pleased with the judgment in summary proceedings concerning the removal of the third-party seizures laid by ConocoPhillips. Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath stated that More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Rat causes major power outage

WILLEMSTAD - There was a major power outage on the island last night. According to the spokesperson for the utility company Aqualectra Sharo Bikker, it was caused by a rat that was stuck in one of the stations. More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Aqualectra: invoicing system to normalize soon

WILLEMSTAD - Customers of the utility company Aqualectra should soon receive their normal invoice in the mail again. The company has informed this in a press release. Billing has not functioned for several months. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Gasoline, diesel and power slightly cheaper, water a fraction more expensive

WILLEMSTAD - As of May 2nd, next week Tuesday, new fuel tariffs will be introduced. Gasoline will be 3 cents cheaper per liter at the gas station. Now gasoline costs 1.65 guilders and it will be 1.62 guilders per More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Aqualectra: Water supply network maintenance – Thursday March 2, 2017

From 11 pm till 6 am WILLEMSTAD – Due to maintenance work to the water supply network, the following areas could have water pressure problems or have no water at all. Stenen Koraal, Goede Hoop, Sta Maria, Buena More...

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By Edition On Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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Diesel drivers spend more at the gas station

WILLEMSTAD – Starting Tuesday, October 4th, diesel drivers will spend 6 cents more per liter at the gas station. Gasoline drivers will barely notice the difference in their wallets; the price remains virtually More...