BVIEC suffers total system shutdown
Officials from BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) could not be reached but, according to a post on the company’s official Facebook page, the power failure occurred just around noon.
“Good afternoon everyone, at approximately 12:06pm we suffered a total system shutdown, cause of outage is still being investigated. Our team is working to restore the power as quickly as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused,” the Facebook post read.
At 3:22 PM power had not yet been restored.
The state owned BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) recently invested millions of dollars to purchase generators to improve on the system.