Topic: Electricity, Renewable Energy | Posted By: lstevens
Friday, 17 July 2020 - 5:21pm
I would first like to apologize for the length of my presentation this morning as the relevant subject matter is not only very important to the Territory, but as the old adage goes, in order to know where you are going you also need to know where you came from.
As Junior Minister for Tourism, I am pleased to be here this morning on behalf of Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie as we turn a new leaf in renewable energy in the Territory, specifically for the people and businesses on Anegada.
The BVI Electricity Corporation has announced that reduction in the recent months' electricity bills was as a result of the global decline in the cost of oil, and the corresponding by-products of same, such as gasoline and diesel fuel.
Small businesses and residents affected by COVID-19 can now register for the BVI Electricity Corporation’s COVID-19 Amnesty Programme as part of the Government of the Virgin Islands Economic Response Package.