Saturday, August 22, 2009

BEL Restores Power to the National Grid

Press Release, BEL, Saturday, August 22, 2009 - At 9:35 a.m. today power supply was lost to the national grid, as a result of a fault on the power system in the San Pedro area.

By 11:45 a.m. power was restored to the Northern, Central, Western and Southern Zones of the country, except San Pedro Town and portions of Ladyville. Power was restored to the remaining areas in Ladyville by 12:55 p.m. and to San Pedro by 2:30 p.m.

BEL apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this power outage. For more information call 0800-BEL-CARE or 0800-235-2273.


Planned Power Outage - San Pedro - Sunday, August 23, 2009

Belize Electricity Limited advises its customers on Ambergris Caye that the supply of electricity will be temporarily interrupted from 1:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 23, 2009.

Areas to be affected: All of San Pedro Town.

BEL apologizes for the inconvenience caused but this outage is necessary for the Company to perform maintenance works and upgrade the distribution system in the area.

For customer inquiries and services call us toll free at: 0-800-BEL-CARE OR 0-800-235-2273. To view scheduled outages via our website visit:

This notice is for public information purposes only. For more information, contact Belize Electricity Limited, Corporate Communications Department at 227-0954, extension 2502.