Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) currently has over 200 employees, 86% of whom are Caymanian, and is structured in four divisions: Executive, Finance & Corporate Services, Operations, Customer Service & Technology.
CUC relies upon diesel generation to produce electricity for Grand Cayman.
CUC operates the only public electrical utility in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.
On April 3, 2008, CUC entered into new Generation and Transmission & Distribution Licences with the Government of the Cayman Islands.
Prior to April 3, 2008, CUC operated pursuant to a 25-year exclusive Licence with the Government of the Cayman Islands under the provisions of Section 6 of The Cayman Islands Electricity Law 1974, originally dated May 10, 1966, amended November 1, 1979 and renewed for a further 25 years on January 17, 1986.
CUC was first registered to the ISO 14001 environmental standard in 2004, the first and only organisation in the Cayman Islands to achieve this third-party registration. In May 2007, May 2010 and June 2013, the Company achieved re-registration to the ISO 14001:2004 standard by demonstrating our commitment to the standard's requirements and our Environmental Policy.
Excellent corporate citizenship is a responsibility CUC takes very seriously. It has taken the lead in community involvement by providing voluntarism and financial support to many worthy projects.
Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd., known locally as "CUC", commenced operations as the only public electric utility in Grand Cayman, the largest of the three Cayman Islands, in May 1966. The Company has been through many challenging and exciting periods but has kept pace with Grand Cayman's rapid development for over 45 years. Today we are considered one of the most reliable and efficient power companies in the Caribbean.