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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.

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.

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.

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.

December 4th, 2022
Woman in USVI beats boyfriend with broomstick


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A woman appeared before a judge in the [US] VI Superior Court on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, after getting into an altercation with her partner over the sale of a generator, police say.

July 2nd, 2020
2 trucks & storeroom destroyed by fire @ Minine’s Plants

BEEF ISLAND, VI- A fire that started in the wee hours of July 1, 2020, resulted in the destruction of two trucks, a generator and a storeroom at Minine’s Plants on Beef Island.

October 8th, 2017
Digicel donates generator to Mighty Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the passing of hurricane Irma, Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) was one among many schools damaged. As a result, this delayed the new semester and many parents were left with unanswered questions.

September 29th, 2017
Flow generator on Windy Hill stolen!

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- When it was reported in the media and social network that a generator for an AT&T site was stolen in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) following Hurricane Maria, there was much commentary joking about the act while some, even in the Virgin Islands (VI), fumed at the crime as they were unable to make calls to the United States.

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