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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.

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.

March 4th, 2022
Brace for inflation, hardships coming out of Ukraine invasion– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), along with Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has warned that the territory may feel the effects of the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces and its impacts on global fuel and trade.

May 19th, 2021
Premier Fahie intervenes to exempt BVIEC from new wharfage fee on fuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A day after residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) were told to expect 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, the decision has been reversed.

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.

November 20th, 2019
VI to offer duty-free fuel to mega yachts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mega yachts that sail the pristine waters of the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon benefit from a new duty-free fuel initiative under the condition that they remain in the territory for three days and more.

July 6th, 2015
Businesses struggling in the VI- Gas station owner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following concerns by consumers that the price for fuel should be lower than it currently is at gas stations around Tortola, one gas station owner has hit back saying consumers should be thankful that the price is not higher, while insisting that business is not so well in the Virgin Islands.

July 7th, 2013
VI facing an energy crisis – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands has been caught with its proverbial “pants down” along with the rest of the world for not having paid enough attention to research and development in the energy sector, according to commentator Douglas Wheatley.


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