Phase V Complete! BVI Has Increased Electricity Supply

Monday, 8 May 2017 - 11:21am

Two years after the ground breaking ceremony for the Phase V Power Development Programme, the British Virgin Islands now has an increased electricity supply of 57.5 megawatts (MW) to serve the current 34 MW demand of the Territory.

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Public Invited To Power Station Renaming And Handover Ceremony

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 3:18pm

The public is cordially invited to the Renaming of the Pockwood Pond Power Station and Handover Ceremony of the Phase V Power Development Programme on Thursday, May 4 at 10:00 a.m.

Power Development Programme Complete Reliable Power Soon Here

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 3:10pm

The British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) will commemorate the completion of the Phase V Power Development Programme on Thursday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. at the Pockwood Pond Power Station.

Electrical Inspection Required Before Reconnection

Monday, 3 April 2017 - 11:09am

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.

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.

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