Topic: Electricity, Public School, Schools | Posted By: rmaduro
Thursday, 14 September 2023 - 2:43pm
The public is being notified that the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies and the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School closed early today Thursday, September 14 due to a power outage in the vicinity.
Minister for Communication and Works Honourable Kye Rymer has said that the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is working assiduously to restore its power generating capacity to optimum levels, to adequately meet the needs of the Territory.
Persons applying to serve on the Board should have professional competencies that exemplify integrity, respect and a balance of skills and experience that match the Commission’s purpose, mission and values.
The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is informing its valued customers that on Saturday, May 6 at approximately 10:17 a.m. a fault occurred at the Henry Wilfred Smith Power Station which resulted in a total system shutdown.
Topic: Alternative Energy, Electricity | Posted By: DSmith
Tuesday, 17 January 2023 - 3:31pm
Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer, has said that the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project is long overdue as the Virgin Islands continues to move towards energy resiliency and energy security.
Good afternoon to all the beautiful people of the Virgin Islands.
I am extremely pleased that we are finally able to break ground for what is perhaps one of the most revolutionary and transformative initiatives in Anegada and in the Virgin Islands as a whole. This is a major step in our transition to green and sustainable energy.
Persons applying to serve on the Board should have the professional competencies that exemplify integrity, respect and a balance of skills and experience that match the purpose, mission and values of the Commission.
The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) continues to make significant strides as it relates to the Territory’s clean energy transition to utilizing more renewable energy.
In January 2021, BVIEC was successful in obtaining a grant from the Canadian Support to the Energy Sector in the Caribbean (CSES-S) Fund, being administered by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for technical assistance in supporting BVIEC with project preparation of a Climate Resilient Energy Infrastructure Project in the Paraquita Bay area, aimed at improving the resilience of the Territory’s national transmission grid infrastructure by placing the sole portion of BVIEC’s transmission network underground, and adding a Renewable Energy Generation and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) facilities.