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During a meeting on St. Croix Thursday, the governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority approved several items relating to the introduction of new generating units at the Randolph Harley Power Plant, WAPA said Saturday. The board also approved measures relative to the ongoing permanent repairs to the electrical distribution system.
Approval was given to several change orders to WAPA’s contract with Wartsila North America for the installation of 21 megawatts of new generation capacity at the Harley Power Plant. The change orders increase budget costs to incorporate additional piling, additional engineering services, and fire water system costs.
The board also approved:
Board members in attendance included Chairperson Elizabeth Armstrong, Vice Chairman Hubert Turnbull, Secretary Juanita Young, Gerald T. Groner, Esq., Noel Loftus and Cheryl Boynes-Jackson. Commissioners Devin Carrington and Nelson Petty Jr. were excused as was Director Marvin Pickering.
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