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February 12th, 2015
UPDATE: BVIEC workers grateful for Asphalt Plant’s quick response

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Workers who had contacted this news site complaining about the emitting of pollutants from the nearby Asphalt Plant which had negatively affected them are now singing praises for the company’s prompt response.

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.

January 6th, 2015
UPDATE: Power outage a technical glitch – Premier D. Orlando Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While many calls directly to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) continue to attract no response, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has stepped forward with an explanation for yesterday’s extensive power outage.

November 5th, 2014
‘Increase is a must!’ – BVIHSA Chairman John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Board of Directors for BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline said an increase in hospital fees is unavoidable despite who is in government as they are in a dastardly state of not being able to pay their bills and have had cause to close key units of the hospital for the lack of funds.

October 28th, 2014
Non-support of Govt forces EasyPay to close

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the private sector has been committed in their show of support to its fellow private sector business, government’s reluctance get on board has forced the closure of EasyPay putting persons on the bread line as they now join the long list of job seekers.

September 24th, 2014
‘One-size-fits-all approach wouldn’t work’ – Mrs Allison A. Jean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) continues to lobby and promote the advancement of renewable energy across the region they continue to realize the fact that the ‘one size fits all’ approach cannot be applied.

September 20th, 2014
How did this vehicle get there?

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Shortly before 11:00 am today September 20, 2014 this news site was alerted to a vehicular accident in the Long Look community.

September 4th, 2014
‘Govt to take priority above residents with solar panels’ – Ron R. Potter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The man at the grass-roots level continues to get the bitter end of the stick as he will be the last to be targeted by Government for an ease of his economic constraints.

September 3rd, 2014
Is enough being done about JVD power woes?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We were looking at having that situation resolved by the beginning of this month to the middle of this month (September) unfortunately [for] the cable that is required in order to join or replace that damaged portion of that sub-marine that supplies Jost Van Dyke, the factory ran into some delays so we haven’t received that cable as yet,” said BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) General Manager Mr Leroy A. E. Abraham.

September 2nd, 2014
UPDATE: BVIEC/Delta Pet. 4-yr deal to cost approx. $150ml

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following what was described as intense negotiations between the management of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and Delta Petroleum BVI, the parties inked a four-year contract which is likely to amount to some $150 million over the life of the contract accounting for approximately 13 million gallons of Diesel fuel per annum.

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