July 25, 2017 8:44 am Last modified: 9:50 am

Environment

Beach Advisory for February 2-6

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:

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Energy Office Has Training Funds Available for Energy Manager Certification

The Virgin Islands Energy Office (VIEO) has federal funds to reimburse eligible residents for reference materials and testing fee for Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification/designation. The funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The funds available are limit

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Energy Office Gives Youngsters Environmental Lessons

The Virgin Islands Energy Office (VIEO) is participating in a St. Croix Environmental Association program geared to reach all the second and fourth graders on St. Croix with lessons about the environment.

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V.I. Energy Office Begins LED Rebate Program

The Virgin Islands Energy Office (VIEO), recognizing the significant savings that the use of LED (light emitting diode) lightbulbs can bring to residents’ Water and Power Authority (WAPA) electric bills, is setting up a program to give financial assistance to those buying LED

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Virgin Islands Energy Office Blast

The Virgin Islands Energy Office reports on the fact that "over 1,000 distributed, renewable energy systems have been connected to the grid to date,  Weatherization Day, and a solar farm has been established on St. Croix.

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Government Energy Efficient Program Progresses

The Virgin Islands government continues its efforts to cut energy costs at government agencies through energy-saving, performance contracts. The V. I. Energy Office (VIEO) has been monitoring these programs that bring energy efficiency to government agencies without costing the gov

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Virgin Islands Energy Office Blast for June

The Virgin Islands Energy Office shares news on wind and solar power. It also informs the public about energy savings at the 2014 Housing Expo and the impressive Food Town Supermarket energy project in La Grande Princesse.

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Virgin Islands Energy Office Blast for April

Students representing eight territorial high schools brought nine home-made wind turbines to Charlotte Amalie High School to see whose could produce the most electricity. This was all part of the Kidwind Project, which is affiliated with a national program.
Also, every four

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A Blast From the Virgin Islands Energy Office

Here is what is going on in the world of Virging Islands energy and the environment.

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V.I. Energy Office Blast

 At the Energy Development in Island Nations conference on St. Thomas in mid-December progress on goals to cut use of fossil fuels were outlined.

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