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August 23rd, 2013
UPDATE: Power restored to VG; other areas following accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Power has now been restored to Virgin Gorda and other affected areas today, August 23, 2013, according to BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) General Manager Leroy A.E. Abraham.

August 14th, 2013
Legislator chides Gov’t for alleged 'Protocols mis-dealings'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie has chided Government for putting the Territory in an irrevocable position given their treatment of the Protocols for Effective Financial Management signed in April, 2012.

July 24th, 2013
UPDATE: No jobs will be lost in BVIEC & W&SD merger- Works Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Workers attached to the British Virgin Islands Electricity Company (BVIEC) and the Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) have been assured that there will be no loss of jobs when the government merges the two entities effective January 1, 2014.

July 16th, 2013
Floodlights at Old Recreation Gd. not yet functional – BVIEC GM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – General Manager of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Leroy A. E. Abraham confirmed that several General Electric (GE) power sport floodlights were installed three weeks ago at the Old Recreation Grounds in Long Bush.

June 27th, 2013
UPDATE: No immediate danger with cables in water-BVIEC

HODGE’S CREEK, Tortola, VI – Persons residing along the road leading to Dead Man's Apartment and others who traverse the road are likely to have their fears allayed soon as the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has promised swift action to secure an exposed pipe containing electrical lines.

May 21st, 2013
UPDATE: Power restored to Tortola following island-wide outage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A broken pipe at the BVI Electricity Corporation’s Pockwood Pond plant is reportedly the cause of island-wide disruptions to power on May 21, 2013 across the Virgin Islands.

February 12th, 2013
UPDATE: Power restored following utility pole mishap

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Power was restored to all affected areas, homes and businesses leading up to the 9 P.M. hour on February 11, 2013 after communities from Prospect Reef to McNamara in Road Town were left without electricity following an accident that occurred in the Fisher Estate area.

November 25th, 2012
Former BVIEC employee Hastings Grant passes!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching this news site around 2:15 A.M is that long time employee of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Hastings Grant, was pronounced dead at 2:00 A.M on November 25, 2012 at Peebles Hospital.

October 5th, 2012
Power outage forces early closure of certain Main Street businesses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Certain businesses on Main Street were forced to “lock shop” earlier than usual on October 4, 2012 due to yet another period of power outage in the area.

September 2nd, 2012
Fire raged in Brewers Bay but damage was contained

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI – A fire suspected to be of electrical origin was earlier today, September 2, 2012 prevented from causing extensive damage to nearby lives and property, as it was put out just in the nick of time.



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