Press Release

Premier's Office
Ministry of Finance
Release Date:
Thursday, 28 May 2020 - 9:54pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting Expressions of Interest for the development of an Energy Transition Plan for the British Virgin Islands which will serve as a logical road map that allows the Territory to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2035 and 100% renewable energy for all uses by 2050.

Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Office, Dr. Carolyn O’Neal Morton said, “The primary deliverable to be provided through this consultancy is to develop an achievable Energy Transition Plan. It should take into consideration the inhabited islands that make up the BVI and should be customisable to allow for potential future habitation of currently uninhabited islands.”

Dr. O’Neal Morton indicated that clear strategies are to be identified to achieve the energy conservation and renewable energy goals within the local regulatory context and
conditions, adding that “the Plan should be developed in close coordination with the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation.”

Expression of Interest is open to suitable and qualified individuals or firms with experience in renewable energy, climate adaptation, and sustainability planning and energy policy efforts at the community or local government level in the last five years; qualifications in fields encompassing energy use, renewable energy, climate adaptation or sustainability planning; and certification to legally perform these services or operate a business in their jurisdiction.

Electronic submissions in PDF format not exceeding 10 MB should be sent to the Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer at email address The filename and the email subject must bear the applicant’s name and “EOI for Development of an Energy Transition Plan for BVI”. 

Expressions of Interest must be submitted no later than June 12, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Late submissions will not be accepted for evaluation.

The address for communication concerning the Expression of Interest:
Mrs. Ishma Rhymer
Procurement Coordinator
Procurement Unit
Ministry of Finance
Qwomar Trading Building No. 2, 2nd Floor
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Telephone: (284) 468-4243/5921


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