Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666

News

June 18th, 2022
Urgent ‘intervention’ needed over rising energy cost in VI– Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Bishop of the new Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, Mr John I. Cline has called on local authorities to bring urgent intervention to the rising cost of energy in the Virgin Islands, as businesses and residents alike struggle to keep up.

June 8th, 2022
SOL is lone bidder to supply No. 2 diesel fuel to BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A lone bid, from SOL St Lucia Ltd (BVI) to supply No. 2 diesel fuel to generate electricity at Henry Wilfred Smith Power Station in Pockwood Pond, has been received by the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

May 14th, 2022
Delta Petroleum hits back @ BVIEC over fuel supply woes

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Limited (Delta), has hit back at BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) over a statement from the Corporation, that it had to take steps to procure diesel fuel for electricity generation elsewhere after Delta Petroleum was unable to fulfill its contractual obligations.

May 10th, 2022
Delta Petroleum unable to supply required diesel for electricity generation- BVIEC

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- The BVI Electricity Corporation has said it has had to swiftly taken steps to procure the necessary No. 2 diesel fuel for the continued production of electricity at the Henry Wilfred Smith Power Station in Pockwood Pond, since its contracted supplier Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Limited has said it will be unable to fulfill its contractual obligations.

January 13th, 2022
19 companies submit RFQ applications for BVIEC’s Microgrid Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – 19 companies have submitted Request for Quotation (RFQ) responses to be considered for pre-qualification for the BVI Electricity Corporation’s Microgrid Project at Paraquita Bay, Tortola, in the Virgin Islands.

July 20th, 2021
UPDATE: Island-wide power outage occurred after unit ‘tripped’- Deputy GM

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has said it is investigating the “root cause” of the island-wide power outage this morning, July 20, 2021.

July 12th, 2021
Vehicle slams into light pole @ Fat Hogs Bay

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- A driver of an SUV was rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital this afternoon, July 12, 2021, after his vehicle slammed into a light pole at Fat Hogs Bay, on the main island of Tortola.

May 18th, 2021
Electricity cost to increase due to new fuel fee - BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) can expect to see an increase in the amount due on their electricity bills as a result of a new law that affects the cost of petroleum products offloaded into the territory.

May 12th, 2021
BVIEC launches remote disconnection capabilities

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has announced the launch of its remote disconnection feature, which now gives the corporation the ability to disconnect electricity without visiting the home of customers.

April 11th, 2021
Power cuts after another 'explosive event' in SVG

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent & The Grenadines – There has been another "explosive event" at La Soufriere volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vincent, with power outages and water supplies cut off.

Weather


Follow Us On