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June 6th, 2017
It’s all in the signage: Henry W. Smith Power Station signage on display

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- It was on May 4, 2017 in a public ceremony that the state-owned BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) renamed its Pockwood Pond Power Station to honour a long time employee.

March 24th, 2015
Works Minister goes @ length to assure 'Govt deserves a clap'

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) yesterday March 23, 2015 delivered a campaign style address to the workers of the BVI Electricity Corporation and other officials on the launch of Phase 5 development programme, extolling the efforts of the Government and urging the audience to clap at the achievements.

February 9th, 2015
BVI Electricity Corporation seeking $35M Loan for expansion!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is seeking a loan of $35 Million US to expand its Development Programme.

April 12th, 2014
BVIEC is UMi Battle of the Corps champ

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Last evening the frontage of UMi’s Fashion was nothing but full of life, energy, excitement and a great show as BVI Electricity Corporation and Social Security Board (SSB) battled for the long sought-after title of UMi Battle of the Corps Champion.

November 21st, 2013
With who does the ‘buck’ really stops with on BVIEC matters?!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposite sides of the House of Assembly have different opinions as to where “the buck” stops as it relates to matters of decision making at the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC). This was heard during the debate on the appointment of Mr Ron R. Potter as the new Chairman of the BVIEC Board.

August 31st, 2012
UPDATE: Contracts inked in BVIEC fuel tender award

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representatives of BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and Delta Petroleum Caribbean Limited today, August 31, 2012 inked the contracts that would officially seal the tender awarded to Delta Petroleum for the provision of diesel fuel and gasoline, as first reported by this news site.

May 29th, 2012
Should Gov’t buy solar water heaters & LED lights for residents?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the demand for energy continues to rise and in an effort to reduce the Territory’s dependency on fossil fuel, Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool is proposing that government purchase solar water heaters and LED lights for residents which they will repay for over a period of time.

May 24th, 2012
Man caught twice by police with cannabis & cocaine pleads guilty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Arthur deCastro, who was found with cannabis and cocaine on two separate occasions last year, pleaded guilty to the offences when he appeared before Magistrate Tamia Richards last Friday, May 18, 2012.

February 10th, 2012
Greenland, Shepherd Hill among areas for street lighting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Certain areas in the 8th District are soon to take on a brighter look at nights when street lights are installed.



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