September 22, 2017 4:33 pm Last modified: 2:43 pm

Environment

Energy Development in Island Nations Projects Officially Ends

The Energy Development in Island Nations (EDIN) global partnership initiative, which kicked off in the Virgin Islands in February 2010, is officially over. Karl Knight, director of the V.I. Energy Office, made the announcement during the 7th EDIN-USVI Clean Energy Conference on St.

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Hawksbill Turtle Shot at Cowpet Bay and Rescued

 On Saturday, April 20, A hawksbill turtle was found along the shoreline at Cowpet Bay bleeding from its carapace. Thanks to quick thinking by concerned residents, the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rescue Network (STAR) was contacted.

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Virgin Islands Energy Office Blast for December

 The Virgin Islands Energy Office is making wind measuring devices available to the public. Energy Development in Island Nations (EDIN) offers a workshop on the progress the territory has been making in lessening its dependence on fossil fuels. Three V.I. businesses have been

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Wind Measuring Devices Available for Loan by Energy Office

 The Virgin Islands Energy Office has initiated a program so residents can verify the adequacy of the wind resources at their prospective sites before making an investment in wind energy.

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V.I. Hospitals and Others Receive Energy Upgrades

 Virgin Islands Energy Office (VIEO) Director Karl Knight monitored meetings between representatives of the FPL Energy Services Inc. of Miami, Fla., and facility managers of the two local hospitals last week.

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Virgin Islands Energy Office Blast

 The Virgin Islands Energy Office shares information about solar energy boosting energy efficiency and saving millions of dollars at the University of Virgin Islands, WAPA will kicking off VIenergize Services on St. Croix, and Beech Higby III still installing solar power in th

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Virgin Islands Energy Office Blast

 The Water and Power Authority’s launches VIenergize Services, and President Obama announced new steps to fight climate change last week.

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V.I. National Park Runs Summer Youth Conservation Corp Program

 Virgin Islands National Park will host its Annual Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) program again this summer.

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Virgin Islands Energy Office Blast

 Here is the latest news for the Virgin Islands Energy Office.

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Beach Advisory for Feb. 25-March 1

 The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at 43 popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:

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