Topic: Electricity, Government Information Services | Posted By: kduncan
Friday, 4 September 2015 - 7:00pm
Phase V includes the extension and expansion of the BVIEC's facility by adding two new WARTSILA generators, a new central control room, and transmission cables between Pockwood Pond and Long Bush. This phase commenced on March 23 with the turning of the soil at the Pockwood Pond Power Station.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is pictured with Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool, members of the Board for the BVI Electricity Corporation and representatives from Wartsila Caribbean Inc., as the Government broke ground for the Phase V Development Programme today, Monday, March 23.
The BVI Electricity Corporation has announced that four companies have submitted bids to install approximately two megawatts of solar photovoltaic on various government buildings and statutory bodies in the Territory.
The companies will produce electricity via solar energy for the next twenty five years.
The Electrical Inspection Unit is advising all registered and licensed Electricians that the close off dates for carrying out electrical/mechanical inspections for the remainder of the year is Wednesday, December 17 on the sister islands and Friday, December 19 on Tortola.
Inspections will resume on Monday, January 5, 2015.
For more information call the Electrical Inspection Unit at 468-3603 or 468-3604.