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Charlotte Amalie
Monday, June 21, 2021

Environment

VIEO Real-Time Energy Monitoring Pilot Program Application Opens for Participation

With this program, the Virgin Islands Energy Office aims to give people more transparency into their energy profile, i.e., how much electricity they use and when.

Energy Office Starts Real-Time Energy Monitoring Program

This energy monitoring pilot program will give residents and small business owners an opportunity to evaluate their energy usage as well as evaluate their ENERGY STAR® product savings.

STX Foundation Solarizes Community Center, Adding 6,000 Kw of Power to Island

St. Croix Foundation has announced the completion of the second phase of its Pilot Solar-Supported Community Center Project and Workforce Development Initiative with the solarization of the senior citizen housing center, Flambouyant Gardens

VITEMA Is Monitoring Volcanic Activity on St. Vincent and the Grenadines

While there is no current threat to the U.S. Virgin Islands, VITEMA officials remain in continual contact with the National Weather Service in Puerto Rico and the United States Geological Survey.

WAPA to Add Wind Energy to Power Mix; Wind Farm to Be Built at...

Under terms of the agreement, Advance Power will develop, finance, permit, design, construct, test, operate and maintain a wind farm at Bovoni Point on St. Thomas.

The CORE Foundation Raffle Raises Money to Combat Stony Coral Disease

Since the first sighting of the coral disease on St. Croix, a group of dedicated volunteers and representatives from the various partners, known as the STX Strike Team, have been treating corals in three designated areas.

Coast Guard, Government Agencies Conduct Oil Spill Response Exercise at Limetree Bay Refinery

The government-led functional exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program required under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

VI Conservation Society Selects Valerie Peters as New Executive Director

Peters’ goal in this new position is to expand the society’s role from environmental education and advocacy to serving as community liaison.

World Central Kitchen Relaunches Volunteer Agritourism Program Across Caribbean

Locals and visitors seeking fun and safe outdoor experiences will once again have the opportunity to visit and support food producers in PR, USVI and The Bahamas through the Food Producer Network.

Limetree Bay Releases Timeline of Flare Incident

Once Limetree was made aware that there was impact to the community, its environmental teams were immediately dispatched to neighboring areas to assess that impact.