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Power outages expected today as BVIEC upgrades high voltage system

- Sophie Bay among areas to be affected
August 13th, 2019 | Tags: BVIEC Power Outage Sophie Bay Virgin Islands
The BVIEC said that the purpose of the outage in the Sophie Bay community is to upgrade the high voltage system. Photo: Internet Source
The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has said it will be performing a software upgrade that will impact access to its eCARe Online payment Platform today, August 13, 20-19 from 5:00 pm. This maintenance is expected to take up to 9 hours to complete. Photo: BVIEC
The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has said it will be performing a software upgrade that will impact access to its eCARe Online payment Platform today, August 13, 20-19 from 5:00 pm. This maintenance is expected to take up to 9 hours to complete. Photo: BVIEC
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

The Corporation said the purpose of this outage is to upgrade the high voltage system.

Meanwhile, BVIEC also noted that it will be performing a software upgrade that will impact access to their eCARe Online payment Platform today from 5 pm.

“This maintenance is expected to take up to 9 hours to complete. To minimize the impact on our customers, every effort will be made to ensure that access to eCARe is re-established as quickly as possible,” the release noted.

The corporation said that it regrets any inconvenience the downtime and scheduled maintenance will cause.

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