Local Business

GBPC adds solar to energy mix

The Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) is actively working on renewable energy solutions which help the economy and the environment of Grand Bahama. The Company is pleased to announce the commissioning of its first solar installation and its investments in energy storage. In March, GBPC will officially commission Grand Bahama’s first solar microgrid to safely…
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Navigator of the Seas makes inaugural voyage to GB

FUTURE PLANS – The Navigator of the Seas made its inaugural visit to Grand Bahama Island on Sunday, February 18 and the traditional plaque exchange between the cruise ship, the Ministry of Tourism and the Freeport Harbour Company took place aboard the ship to commemorate the occasion. Captain Trond Holm revealed that the ship will return to Grand Bahama next year. Ministry of Tourism, Freeport Habour and ship officials are pictured at the plaque exchange. (PHOTO: TFN)

The Navigator of the Seas made its inaugural visit to Grand Bahama Island on Sunday, February 18 and the traditional plaque exchange between the cruise ship, the Ministry of Tourism and the Freeport Harbour Company took place aboard the ship to commemorate the occasion. Noting that he has visited The Bahamas several times, Captain Trond…
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Turnquest describes investors as “pioneers of the future”

LOCAL INVESTMENT – Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister described Bahamian investors on Grand Bahama as “pioneers” of the future. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSEL)

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama called the Bahamian investors behind the Pirate’s Cove Zip Line and Water Park, pioneers in the future of the island’s economy. Turnquest was one of several speakers sharing brief remarks at the Park’s official opening on Saturday, February 3.…
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Cooper suggests similar concessions for rental companies, as those for taxi, livery, and tour cars

In this file photo Local businessman, Darren Cooper, and other small business owners are calling on the government to listen to their concerns regarding new rules and regulations that are reportedly, in place and affecting their operations.

Small and medium-sized businesses are continuing to endure the pinch of the Grand Bahama economy, which according to D’s Car Rental business owner, Darren Cooper, is becoming more difficult to do. Hardships and challenges faced with conducting day-to-day business operations have forced several companies to close their doors after providing years of dedicated service. As…
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