Electrical Inspection Required For Electricity Reconnection

Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 4:17pm

The Electrical Inspection Unit is informing all registered licenced electricians, contractors, home and business owners that an electrical inspection has to be carried out on residential or commercial premises that have been disconnected for six months and over. This inspection has to be completed before reconnection of electricity to the premises.

Electricians Urged To Pay Fees

Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 4:10pm

All registered licenced electricians from classes A-D with outstanding electrical licence fees exceeding two years and more, are asked to contact the Electrical Inspection Unit to arrange the necessary payments as soon as possible. 

Phase V Video Update Now Available Online

Monday, 20 February 2017 - 10:25am

The Phase V Power Development Programme Update is now available to be viewed on the Government’s Youtube page at www.youtube.com/bvigovernment.

Preliminary Testing Commences On New Wartsila Generators

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 3:56pm

The British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) commenced final preliminary testing of the new Wartsila Generators as part of the Phase V Power Development Programme at the Pockwood Pond Power Station.

Stable Supply Of Electricity With Phase V

Monday, 23 January 2017 - 4:32pm

The Phase V Power Development Programme is expected to be completed by the second quarter of this year, while the system is slated to be online by the end of February.

15 Solar Street Lights Installed On Drakes Highway

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 1:37pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands remains committed to green energy to reduce the Territory’s energy cost and has added 15 solar lights to illuminate along public roads namely Drakes Highway between Pockwood Pond and Fort Recovery.

Electricity Linesmen To Provide Restoration Support In Bahamas

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 4:55pm

The British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has sent a four member team to provide hurricane restoration support in the Bahamas, as a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. 

Media Tours Phase V Power Development Programme Site

Friday, 16 September 2016 - 4:17pm

On September 15, the Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool and officials of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation welcomed the press for a tour of the Phase V Power Development at the Pockwood Pond power station.


Friday, 2 September 2016 - 3:16pm

The three new Wartsila generators have been successfully transported to the Pockwood Pond Power Station.

Transportation Of Generator Parts Tonight- September 1

Thursday, 1 September 2016 - 11:23am

The public is notified that the James Walter Francis Drive, Waterfront Drive, and Sir Francis Drake Highway between the BVI Ports Authority in Port Purcell and BVIEC Power Station in Pockwood Pond will also be closed Thursday, September 1 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. This is to facilitate the transport of the remaining parts for the Wartsila generators.