Press Release

Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration
Release Date:
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 2:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to seek innovative ways of conserving energy as Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, attends a meeting on Energy Transition in Miami today.

The Deputy Premier will join other ministers from overseas territories and discuss Energy Transition on UK Overseas Territories: Enhancing the Dialogue and Raising the Profile for OTs.

Honourable Pickering is also expected to deliver remarks at the ceremony.

The Deputy Premier said this is an excellent opportunity for the Territory to share ideas with fellow United Kingdom Overseas Territories to come up with innovative ways on conserving energy.

The ministers will also discuss the development of strategies for energy transition with the stakeholders, engagement planning and policy, and the development of the UK Overseas Territories Working Group for Energy Transition.

Author

Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740
Email:    shersmith@gov.vg