30 Aug 2010Blog

A heads up for tenants on their Barbados Light & Power service

by m

Did you know that as a tenant, you can achieve 10% off of your electricity bill, once you transfer the account into your name?

We’ve been renting for the last 4 years only to be advised by a rep at BL&P that the advantages of transferring the account into your name is the discount you get each month off of your bill.  Until fairly recently, the rep advised that if in the property manager’s name, BL&P ranks the property under ‘General Service’ and this discount becomes null and void.

However, the rep also advised that they changed this rule a few months back so that the property management company can now change their ‘General Service’ accounts to ‘Domestic Service’, allowing tenants to be eligible for the 10% discount.

Considering how high the fuel charges are these days and the fact the price per joule has doubled, we could really have done with this knowledge, say, 2 years ago?!

Many of you might have been aware of this already, but for those of you who weren’t, either demand that your property manager switches the tariff bracket that you are in or take the time to go in and transfer your BL&P account to your name…

For more information on Barbados Light & Power Electricity Rates, click here.