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July 17th, 2017
‘We have an issue with each of the new Wartsila generators’ - Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The three new 8 Megawatt Wartsila generators for the BVI Electricity Corporation’s (BVIEC) Phase V Power Development Project was touted as the answer to the frequent power outages and load shedding across the Territory; however, this has not been the case.

August 22nd, 2016
Scheduled power outages upsetting residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the scheduled power outages are reportedly necessary for the safe transporting of the three Wartsila generators from Port Purcell to Pockwood Pond, this has not stopped residents from expressing their discomfort, especially on social media.

August 25th, 2015
Tropical Storm Erika forms in the Atlantic

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Disturbance/Invest 98L, the system that was behind Tropical Storm Danny has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Erika.

August 27th, 2014
‘BVIEC should pay for damage’ – Businessman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In light of the constant and prolonged spates of power outages that have been plaguing the Virgin Islands recently residents and businessmen feel that it is total disregard of the BVI Electricity Corporation to take two weeks to advise residents about its problems.

May 24th, 2012
Power back on track, says Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Businesses and homes around Tortola experienced power outages earlier today May 24, 2012, between the hours of 8 - 11 a.m. due to the failure of two engines but they have since been fixed and power has been restored.

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