Minister for Communication and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool has said that the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) will be providing additional assistance to help restore power to the Territory.
Topic: Electricity, Trade and Business (including licenses) | Posted By: DSmith
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 12:26pm
Good day Virgin Islanders and residents. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to speak directly to you on matters relating to our response and recovery post Hurricane Irma and now also Hurricane Maria.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE along with Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool toured the H. Wilfred “Freddie” Smith Power Plant at Pockwood Pond on Sunday, September 23.
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.