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Lawmakers Support Frett-Gregory-Sponsored Bill Calling For Turnaround Company to Assess WAPA While Providing…

Staff Consortium | April 12, 2021

Senator Donna Frett-Gregory has expressed gratitude to her colleagues for supporting Amendment No. 34-164 that calls for a turnaround company to provide an assessment on the true state of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, and provide measures on how to reduce the cost of electricity and water to the ratepayers. According to a release from Ms. Frett-Greogry's office, amendment No. 34-164 was offered to Bill No. 34-0021, a collaborative bill sponsored by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw, was initially passed in the 33rd Legislature as Bill No. 33-0055 but vetoed by Governor Bryan. The bill follows the advice of the Virgin Islands Supreme Court and grants the V.I. Public Services Commission regulatory oversight of the V.I. Water and Power Authority and other utilities in the Virgin Islands. It also allows consumers to file complaints regarding…

West End of St. Croix to Get Dedicated Electrical…

Staff Consortium | April 10, 2021

The V.I. Water and Power Authority said Friday that the first phase its plan to develop an 18-megawatt…

WAPA Says Loss of Fuel Pressure Caused District-Wide…

Staff Consortium | April 09, 2021

The V.I. Water and Power Authority on Thursday said a preliminary review of data from four of its generating…

WAPA Board Approves Wind Farm Project For Bovoni Point

Staff Consortium | March 30, 2021

ST. THOMAS — The V.I. Water and Power Authority said this week that in an effort to introduce greater…

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Noel Hodge Tapped as WAPA Interim Executive Director

Ernice Gilbert | March 09, 2021

The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority has selected Noel Hodge as interim executive director and chief executive officer. The appointment takes effect immediately while a ...

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