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September 22nd, 2019
Car careens into utility pole; Knocks out power in EE

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Power supply in East End has been disrupted due to an accident in the area of Fat Hogs Bay, Tortola.

August 30th, 2019
SUV knocks down utility pole in SCB; Power out

MANUEL REEF, Tortola, VI- [Post Time: 8:25pm] Power in the Manuel Reef area of Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, has been knocked out due to a lone vehicle accident.

August 13th, 2019
Power outages expected today as BVIEC upgrades high voltage system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is notifying customers on Tortola, in the areas of Sophie Bay, that there will be no electricity supply today Tuesday, August 13, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 P.M

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.

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