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Energy for Good™

FortisTCI Limited (FTCI) became a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc. located in Newfoundland, Canada in August 2006. Turks and Caicos Utility Limited (TCU), which is the sole provider of electricity on the Islands of Grand Turk and Salt Cay, was acquired by FTCI in August 2012. FTIC is the sole provider of electricity in Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, East Caicos and adjacent Cays, and South Caicos. Together the two companies serve almost 14,000 electricity customers in the Turks & Caicos Islands. The Utilities have an aggregate diesel-fired generating capacity of approximately 82 megawatts.

 

The Company currently has an ASAI (Average System Availability Index) of 99.96% and is one of the most reliable utilities in the region. FTCI and its group of companies operate under one vision: Leading Today. Investing in Tomorrow.

 

The Team    

Headquartered in Providenciales there are 165 employees throughout all service territories, 86% that are Turks and Caicos Islanders. Led by President and CEO Eddinton Powell, the Company operates under four major divisions; Finance & Human Resources, Customer & Corporate Services, Energy Productions & Project Management, and Transmission & Distribution. The Company’s Directors support their respective Vice President with divisional duties.
 

FortisTCI considers itself the “Employer of Choice” in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

 

Operations    

The Company has a combined diesel-fired generating capacity of 82 megawatts and met a combined peak demand of 37.6 MW in 2015. The Company owns 635 circuit kilometers of transmission and distribution lines across the islands. FTCI operates a fully integrated system providing for the generation and distribution of energy in Providenciales, North and Middle Caicos, and owns and operates an independent generation station and distribution system in South Caicos. It also owns and operates by way of TCU, independent generating stations and distribution systems on Grand Turk and Salt Cay.

 

License    

The Company operates exclusive, fully integrated utility systems providing for the generation and retail and distribution of energy to virtually all of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The company serves the Islands of Providenciales, North Caicos, and Middle Caicos pursuant to a 50-year License which expires in 2037, on South Caicos pursuant to a 50-year license that runs through 2036 and on Grand Turk and Salt Cay under a 50 year License that expires on the 31st March 2036. In addition, the Company’s franchise area includes the cays between Providenciales and North Caicos (except Parrot Cay), and East Caicos and adjacent cays and inlets under two 25 year Licenses granted on the 20th March 2012.

 

Environment    

FortisTCI has a strong commitment to the environment and continues to take measures by investing in infrastructure as well as policy and procedures that are consistent with international standards. The Company is currently working to become ISO 14001 compliant to strengthen that commitment.

 

Community Builders    

FortisTCI and its group of companies strive to be a responsible corporate citizen by supporting social and economic development in the Turks and Caicos Islands. FortisTCI is presently the major sponsor for the Annual FortisTCI National Science Fair held in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, the Rising Stars Basketball Club, and the TCSPCA Annual Dog Show which raises funds for spay and neuter programs throughout the islands. FortisTCI also supports various civic groups throughout each year including: the TCI National Cancer Society, the Red Cross, the Salvation Army and many more.

 

Leading Today. Investing in Tomorrow.