Nevis Island’s Renewable Energy Project Promising

Charlestown, Nevis
March 04, 2008

Junior Minister of Communications, Works and Public Utilities in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), the Hon. Carlisle Powell said the geothermal energy project had generated a tremendous amount of interest throughout the Caribbean and the international community.
 
Minister Powell made the statement during a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on February 28, 2008, at the Assembly Chambers at Hamilton House.  While he gave an update on a number of important projects that his ministry had been engaged in, the Utilities Minister said latest reports from West Indies Power Nevis Limited were encouraging.
 
“This project has generated a tremendous amount of interest throughout the Caribbean and indeed the international community. I continue to be bombarded with calls from power companies, Ministries and interested parties.

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USVI & Saba Interested In Nevis’ Geothermal Scheme

Charlestown, Nevis
February 29, 2008

Two high powered delegations from the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and the Dutch Territory of Saba left Nevis today February 29, 2008, following a two day visit for a first hand look at the ongoing geothermal explorations on the island.
 
Both delegations were welcomed to the island by Premier of Nevis Hon. Joseph Parry at his Bath Plain Office on Tuesday and were hosted by the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) at a dinner in their honour at the Four Seasons Resorts on Wednesday.
 
Following a drill site visit to the West Indies Power Nevis Ltd Spring Hill site on February 28, 2008, Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands Mr. Greg Francis accompanied by his Senior Policy Advisor Mr. Nathan Simmonds and Director of the Virgin Islands Energy Office Mr. Bevan Smith Junior told the Department of Information that he was impressed with the operations and that geothermal energy was something they planned to look into.

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