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June 21st, 2024
No one believes BVIEC is 'subsidising' electricity cost– Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and clergyman Claude O. Skelton-Cline said although the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is subsidising electricity in the VI, as claimed by the Government and the corporation, not many believe that is so due to the large amounts still being made to pay by consumers.

May 16th, 2024
Update: Power fully restored on Anegada after 'technical difficulties'

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Around 4:00 pm today, May 16, 2024, electricity was fully restored on the island of Anegada according to both residents and confirmed by the BVI Electricity Corporation after a period of outage.

April 18th, 2024
VI Gov’t announces solar project to reduce electricity cost by 50%

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), through the Ministry of Communications and Works, has announced the Solar Technology Energy Programme (STEP), a project aimed at reducing the cost of electricity in the VI and assisting the people of the VI.

March 29th, 2024
Baughers Bay without power due to burnt pole

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents of Baughers Bay on Tortola are currently without electricity.

February 17th, 2024
JvD finally re-connected to VI electricity grid after months of generator power

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) about work restarting to restore Jost van Dyke with electricity from the grid, the Island has now been fully re-connected following damage to an undersea cable that completely cut the island off.

February 15th, 2024
Work to reconnect JvD to power grid via undersea cable has begun

LITTLE APPLE BAY, Tortola, VI- BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) workers, along with persons from an overseas company, are hard at work to replace the damaged undersea cable that has caused Jost van Dyke (JvD) to be disconnected from the electricity grid on Tortola.

February 7th, 2024
Opposition Leader ‘Misspoke’ on JvD electricity issue- Dr Neil M. Smith

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI– General Manager of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Dr Neil M. Smith has refuted claims made by Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) that residents of Jost van Dyke are being charged more for electricity.

January 24th, 2024
JvD electricity woes to soon end following arrival of undersea cable- Hon Turnbull

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – With an undersea electricity cable having arrived on the island, according to Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull, the people of Jost van Dyke should soon see the return of stable electricity.

December 2nd, 2023
Gov’t to cover 50% fuel surcharge on Electricity during holidays

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands has announced a special initiative to provide relief from the increasing fuel surcharge during the holiday season.

November 29th, 2023
A lot of $$$ leaving VI through fossil fuel importation– Premier

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is encouraging more persons to take advantage of green incentives not just for the environment, but to save on the amount of money leaving the VI economy through the purchase of fossil fuels.

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