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November 11th, 2023
Quick action requested of BVIEC to fix JvD power woes – Hon Turnbull

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Second District Representative in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Melvin M. Turnbull has called on the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) to speedily resolve the power issues being faced by the people of Jost van Dyke.

September 18th, 2023
JvD reportedly facing blackout over issue with undersea power cable

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Information coming into our news center is that residents of Jost van Dyke have reportedly been facing power challenges today, September 18, 2023, as a result of issues with an undersea cable supplying the sister island with electricity from the power grid.

August 8th, 2023
August Tuesday: Residents wake up to no power!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Virgin Islands (VI) celebrates the emancipation season on the August Tuesday holiday, residents today, August 8, 2023, woke up to no electricity.

July 27th, 2023
High electricity use overworking BVIEC generators – Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being called upon to reduce their use of electricity by Minister for Communications and Work, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) who announced that as a result of unprecedented high use of electricity in the territory, water woes and other electricity issues have come as a result of measures taken to reduce the load on power generators.

July 17th, 2023
Power off again in many areas on Tortola

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Many areas on Tortola are currently without power today, July 17, 2023.

July 12th, 2023
No more talking! ‘We have to find ways’ to lower electricity cost– Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Member Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has said there must be a way to reduce the cost of electricity in the Virgin Islands (VI), adding that the cost reductions must not only be for businesses but also for households in the territory.

June 24th, 2023
Sheldon Scatliffe to be appointed new Board Chairman @ BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mr Sheldon Scatliffe has received Cabinet approval to be appointed as Chairman of the BVI Electricity Corporation's (BVIEC) Board, according to Cabinet statements released on Friday, June 23, 2023.

September 18th, 2022
Millions without power in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Fiona

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- Hurricane Fiona reportedly knocked out Puerto Rico’s already-fragile electric system Sunday afternoon, September 18, 2022, leaving millions without power as authorities ask people to stay indoors because of catastrophic flooding.

September 13th, 2022
Gov’t subsidising residential electricity cost for Oct-Dec 2022– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Premier and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has announced a new Government subsidy on residential electricity in the Virgin Islands.

September 5th, 2022
Everyone feels their electricity bills are 'highest in the world'- BVIEC GM

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI - General Manager of BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Mr Leroy A.E. Abraham says it is unfortunate that the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) believe the cost of electricity in the territory is the highest in the world when, in reality, other regional jurisdictions are also experiencing high electricity costs.

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