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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.

July 7th, 2013
VI facing an energy crisis – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands has been caught with its proverbial “pants down” along with the rest of the world for not having paid enough attention to research and development in the energy sector, according to commentator Douglas Wheatley.

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.

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