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October 16th, 2017
Pay all outstanding bills- BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being put out of service for over a month due to the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, the customer service operations of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) resumes today, October 16, 2017 at Long Bush.

October 8th, 2017
Fire erupts @ BVI Electricity Power Plant, Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- It was early this morning October 8, 2017 when some employees at the state-owned BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) power plant at Pockwood Pond on the western End of Tortola smelt something burning.

July 17th, 2017
‘We have an issue with each of the new Wartsila generators’ - Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The three new 8 Megawatt Wartsila generators for the BVI Electricity Corporation’s (BVIEC) Phase V Power Development Project was touted as the answer to the frequent power outages and load shedding across the Territory; however, this has not been the case.

March 20th, 2017
BVIEC suffers total system shutdown

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- The islands of Tortola, Jost van Dyke and Virgin Gorda have suffered power outage due to a system shutdown at the Pockwood Pond power plant today, March 20, 2017.

December 11th, 2016
Island wide power shut down hits the Virgin Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At about 6:00 P.M. today December 11, 2016 the islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost van Dyke faced a sudden power outage.

November 28th, 2016
BVIEC truck destroyed by fire

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a parked orange Chevy 2500 series truck belonging to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) was destroyed by fire in the wee hours of Monday morning, November 28, 2016.

September 16th, 2016
BVIEC technical staff will not lose their jobs – Henry O. Creque

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Technical staff of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) slept comfortably last night as it was publicly announced yesterday September 15, 2016 that they will not lose their jobs to Wartsila’s arrangement with the local power company.

September 15th, 2016
BVIEC to move engines out of Long Bush next year

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Residents and businesses in Long Bush and surrounding areas can look forward to a more quiet environment come 2017 as the British Virgins Islands Electricity Cooperation (BVIEC) is expected to transfer the engines that are in that location to Pockwood Pond.

August 23rd, 2016
Transporting of remaining BVIEC generators on hold

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The transporting of the remaining two Wartsila generators for the BVI Electricity Corporation’s (BVIEC) Phase V Power Development Project will be delayed due to a mechanical problem with the transporting hauler.

August 22nd, 2016
Scheduled power outages upsetting residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the scheduled power outages are reportedly necessary for the safe transporting of the three Wartsila generators from Port Purcell to Pockwood Pond, this has not stopped residents from expressing their discomfort, especially on social media.



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