Our ability to generate power across the islands was rendered incapacitated by Hurricane Irma on September 6 thas all of our power plants suffered minor or major damage and this seriously impacted our electrical infrastructure. While the substations on Virgin Gorda and those in Long Swamp and Pockwood Pond on Tortola remained intact, with only minor damage, the Long Bush substation was compromised. Thankfully, Madam Speaker, it remained operable.
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Sadly Hurricane Irma inflicted substantial damage to Frenchmans Resort. It is with regret that the owners have had no other option but to close the resort. The owners will make a further statement on this website once they have clarity on the timescale associated with both finalising the insurance claim and completing the extensive repair work required across the estate.
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Abraham and other officials are working to avoid a repeat of the ordeal. One avenue they are pursuing is to diversify sources of electricity by adding renewables to the energy mix. The British Virgin Islands BVI were plunged into darkness for six months when Irma, packing winds of miles per hour kphuprooted electricity poles and left miles km of cable littering streets and hillsides.
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Consumer-generated wind energy has been used on the outer islands for several years, under a more restrictive legislative framework that was in place. The new legislation provides an opportunity for anyone to become a consumer-generator and offers a broad range of renewable energy alternatives in addition to those mentioned above, including. The Renewable Energy Regulations also provide for investment in the provision of renewable energy electrical services.
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General Manager, Mr. They came in on December 3 and we have them split amongst the various local teams that are here. Additionally, he said the team from Jamaica will be here for a period of three months and will also be working on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke.