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June 28th, 2019
VI experiences island-wide power outage

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands, this morning June 28, 2019, experienced an island-wide power outage owing to a problem that occurred at the Henry Wilfred 'Freddie' Smith Power Station at Pockwood Pond.

June 6th, 2019
Thunderstorm 'assaults' VI; Knocks out power

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What sounded like bomb strikes, the Virgin Islands was rudely awakened to a severe thunderstorm this morning, June 6, 2019.

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.

July 24th, 2017
Power Outage & That’s Ya Problem are Softball Champions!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 2017 Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch Softball Championships were concluded in the early hours of Saturday July 22, 2017 with wins for Power Outage and That’s Ya Problem.

July 18th, 2017
That’s Ya Problem & Power Outage close in on softball titles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Both the Men’s and Women’s Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch Softball Championships could be decided on Friday July 21, 2017 with That’s Ya Problem and Power Outage just one win from series victories.

July 13th, 2017
VI hit by heavy rainfall & flooding; Power outage on 3 islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It started around 8:30 PM on Wednesday night July 12, 2017 and never let up until about 8:30 AM, today Thursday July 13, 2017.

July 6th, 2017
That’s Ya Problem Overcome Walk Off in Softball playoff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Harriette Skelton Fastpitch Softball Playoffs continued, That’s Ya Problem beat Walk Off 11-1, on Saturday July 1, 2017 to reach the Women’s Championship Series against the Hawks.

March 22nd, 2017
Softball Season opens with Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With 9 Men’s and 5 Women’s Teams, the 2017 Softball Season kicked off with the opening of the Mrs Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch League at the E. Walwyn Brewley Softball Field on Sunday March 19, 2017.

March 20th, 2017
BVIEC suffers total system shutdown

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- The islands of Tortola, Jost van Dyke and Virgin Gorda have suffered power outage due to a system shutdown at the Pockwood Pond power plant today, March 20, 2017.


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