SKELEC ‘Comfortable’ Despite Generating Below Capacity

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 013, 2019 (FREEDOM FM: “

The St. Kitts Electricity Company SKELEC is currently generating more than 12 MegaWatts below its installed capacity, however officials for the sole electricity company on the island says they are still able to meet consumers’ demand for power.Clement Jomo Williams Acting General Manager of SKELEC, explained that the company has an installed capacity of 44.9 MW but is presently generating only 32.2 MW.

“The installed capacity at the Needsmust power station is 44.9 MW. Now, the installed capacity is one thing-over the years a lot of the engines require certain maintenance and as such our available operating capacity can change from time to time. Currently our available operating capacity is 32.2 MW.

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