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August 27th, 2014
‘BVIEC should pay for damage’ – Businessman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In light of the constant and prolonged spates of power outages that have been plaguing the Virgin Islands recently residents and businessmen feel that it is total disregard of the BVI Electricity Corporation to take two weeks to advise residents about its problems.

June 11th, 2014
Should residents brace for increased water bills?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) have been given a hint that they should brace themselves to pay more for water supply to their homes and businesses as the government of the day is set to move forward with addressing water woes.

June 7th, 2014
Private investment in BVIEC possible – Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It has been the expressed concern of many across the Territory and at some levels of management of the BVI Electricity Corporation that the NDP-led government may be considering shedding some of the load of financing the BVIEC into the hands of the private sector.

June 5th, 2014
UPDATE: No decision yet on Henry O. Creque - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the issue of the removal of the Deputy General Manager of the BVIEC Mr Henry O. Creque, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool told this news site that no concrete decision has been made as to exactly where they will be putting him.

June 4th, 2014
No open bids for BVIEC phase five projects

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Last Wednesday, May 28, 2014 the bids for the Phase 5 of the power station expansion project of the BVI Electricity Company (BVIEC) were opened.

April 10th, 2014
CGB, other areas on Tortola crippled by blackout

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Residents of Cane Garden Bay and other areas suffered a crippling blackout today April 10, 2014 which lasted hours following engine shut down and scheduled maintenance of high voltage systems by the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

March 5th, 2014
UPDATE: BVIEC working to fix broken electrical pole

EAST END, Tortola, VI - BVIEC's Deputy General Manager Mr Henry O. Creque minutes ago returned a call to this news site indicating that T&D Engineer Ms Symorne Penn has confirmed receiving the report of the broken and dangerously hanging pole at Little Dix Hill around 2:30 pm today March 5, 2014.

February 11th, 2014
BVIEC wins UMI Battle of the Corps' 1st Semi-Finals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The extended time of the Battle of the Corp competition saw participating entities putting on a good show on Friday February 7, 2014, as they took advantage of the extension.

January 6th, 2014
BVIEC continues LED pilot programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents are already beginning to see changes in the Territory’s roadway lighting infrastructure at nights, from the customary “yellowish” beam emitted from the existing streetlights to that of a “white” beam, as the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) continues to roll out its LED Roadway Lighting Pilot Programme.

October 3rd, 2013
Allan Parker Out! Calls it quits as Chairman of BVIEC!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His service as Chairman of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Board, which began since March 1, 2009, will come to an end on October 31, 2013 for Mr Allan Parker.



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