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January 22nd, 2020
BVIEC investigating faulty generating unit - Leroy A. E. Abraham

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is investigating a faulty generating unit which caused a total system shutdown and power disruption at the Henry Wilfred Smith Power Station in Pockwood Pond, resulting in two power outages today January 22, 2020, at 4:10 am then again at 12:05 pm this afternoon.

December 13th, 2019
'Govt’s goal is to have 60% renewable energy by 2030'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - With Anegada on track to have the first Hybrid Renewable Energy System under the state-owned BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the aim of his government is to accelerate Green Development in the territory.

February 23rd, 2019
BVIEC fails to explain spate of power outages

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In light of the recent spate of blackouts in the Territory, BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) via a release on Friday, February 22, 2019, reiterated its commitment to supplying power to the nation.

July 17th, 2018
Tortola, VG and JvD, suffered power outage; cause unknown

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- It was before 6:00 A.M. this morning, July 17, 2018, that there was almost a nationwide power outage. Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke along with many of the Cays lost electricity for a few hours.

February 6th, 2018
10 generators handed over to First District Rep by US based relief organisation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has announced that 80% of the Virgin Islands population is receiving electricity from the national grid, there are many persons who are still without power five months since the passage of Hurricane Irma.

December 14th, 2017
Finally a sense of normalcy! Electricity being restored to North Sound

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Some residents of North Sound, Virgin Gorda, can now breathe a sigh of relief as electricity has been restored to their homes and businesses.

November 28th, 2017
Almost 3 mths after Hurricane Irma, North Sound & 95% of JVD without power

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has claimed that the Virgin Islands (VI) is “back on its feet and open for business” the reality on the ground is completely the opposite.

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.

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.

July 1st, 2015
Time for public electricity @ Long Bay beach - residents

BEEF ISLAND, VI - It was disappointing enough to residents that fishermen for reasons more than one did not participate in the fishing aspect of Fishermen's Day on June 29, 2015 but it was another thing when patrons had their craving for good entertainment at Long Bay beach marred with the constant power failure that kept shutting off the sound system and stopping live bands from entertaining.

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