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June 18th, 2024
Power knocked out in parts of Tortola & JvD as car crashes into utility pole in WE

WEST END, Tortola, VI- As far as Jost van Dyke was affected when a car brought down a utility pole at West End, Tortola this afternoon, June 18, 2024.

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.

December 31st, 2023
Power outage on Jost van Dyke

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- At about 4:00 pm today, December 31, 2023, the people of Jost Van Dyke experienced a power outage due to the failure of a component on the generator which the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation has been using to provide the island with power over the past few months.

October 30th, 2023
JvD without power as ‘temporary’ generator malfunctions

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Residents of Jost van Dyke (JvD) have been without electricity since yesterday afternoon, October 29, 2023, due to an issue with the temporary generator on that island.

October 26th, 2023
Baughers Bay, Fish Bay & Kingston without power due to downed utility pole

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- A fallen utility pole in the vicinity of CSY Dock and Water & Sewerage Department (W&SD) has resulted in Baughers Bay, Fish Bay and Kingston being without power this morning, Thursday, October 26, 2023.

October 4th, 2023
Philippe brings flooding, rock slides & power outage across VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Tropical Storm Philippe brought heavy overnight rains to the [British] Virgin Islands, causing flooding in several areas, rock slides, power outages, and closure of government offices and airports.

September 14th, 2023
Accident knocks out power from Ridge Road & Josiah's Bay– BVIEC

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI – Residents and businesses in the Ridge Road and Josiah's Bay area of Tortola were today September 14, 2023, left without power after what is believed to be a hymac, hit down a power pole at around midday.

August 19th, 2023
Garbage truck knocks out power in section of JvD

EAST END, Jost van Dyke, VI- Residents in East End, Jost van Dyke experienced power interruption today, August 19, 2023, due to an accident in the area.

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 25th, 2023
Issues with BVIEC generators blamed for recent power outages & load shedding

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- General Manager at the BVI Electricity Corporation Dr Neil M. Smith has said one of the largest generators at the plant is being overhauled while another has been experiencing issues with its “governor” that has to be rectified by specialists from the manufacturers.

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