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Empower.vi presents a solution to the U.S.Virgin Island's Energy Crisis. Ben Walter a resident of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands presents a plan to install 300 megawatts of Offshore Floating Wind Turbines directly off the South Shore of St. Croix near the shutdown (February 2012) Hovensa Oil refinery. The planned wind farm can be fully financed solely by redirecting significantly less than the in excess of $400 million that the U.S. Virgin Islands expends on purchasing fossil fuels each year (WAPA $200M and road transportation $200M), which could otherwise finance the capital investment. Fuel costs that will no doubt increase significantly over the coming months, and forever bring uncertainty to the territory as it remains beholden to those who control those resources. O...
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Elemental Water Makers: Virgin Islands project explained - Savings up to 70% by avoiding the use of electricity - Easily scalable from a few thousands gallons per day up to hundreds of thousands to meet the fresh water demand on-site - Reliability of operation by using mature technology - Off-grid installation preventing tons of carbon dioxide emissions - Stress-free operation by remote monitoring and automation - Silent operation by excluding high-pressure pumps and generators Patent pending, application number: International: PCT/NL2015/050290 United Kingdom: GB1407588.1 The Netherlands: NL2012722
Carib Solar Tech is based in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. They design, sell and deploy solar heating systems ranging from residential heating to commercial heating, direct and indirect pool/spa heating and heat recovery systems. Their team members have 25+ years as active solar thermal rebate dealers and installers participating in the local V.I. Energy Office Rebate Program. Carib Solar Tech also designs, sells and deploys photovoltaic power systems for grid tie, grid assist and off grid application. AC coupled systems with battery storage and back up power capabilities are also part of our product offering. "We Design Custom Systems" "The mission is simple. We offer alternative energy solutions that reduce the carbon footprint of the consumer in an effort to preserve the pris...
In a major speech the VI governor discusses components of plans to reduce the islands dependency on fossil fuel, 60 percent by 2025
The 30th Legislature of the Virgin Islands met on Monday at the Fritz Lawetz Conference Room in Frederiksted for a Committee of the Whole hearing, where testimony from principals of ABR VI and Monarch Energy Partners was heard, as well as testimony from private citizens. At the more than eight-hour meeting, which began a little after 4:30 p.m. Monday and lasted well after midnight on Tuesday morning, lawmakers poked holes in ABR VI’s Operating Agreement that is currently before the Senate for ratification.
http://www.dropwapa.com Drop Your WAPA Power Bill Instantly and Forever - - - By up to 70% Guaranteed! At DropWAPA, WE LIVE HERE IN THE TERRITORY TOO -- That's right, we live in the Caribbean - St Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands. Therefore we know full well how important energy savings are to the USVI & the Caribbean. Especially when it comes to commercial food and beverage refrigeration needs of the territory's businesses. The U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority's (WAPA) 53-58 + cents per kilowatt hour adversely effects every business in the Virgin Islands; from our local restaurants and bars, to the hotels and resorts, and of course grocery and convenient stores including the storage and transportation companies who deliver products island wide. WAPA may not be able to cut ...
Casa Vista has panoramic views from St. Thomas to the most Eastern point of St. Croix including the renowned Buck Island. This extensively renovated and energy efficient home has multiple level verandas, an open great room with a gourmet kitchen, upper-level loft, 3-bedrooms on main level, 2-br lower level apt, poolside efficiency & a refreshing salt water pool.
We caught up with Sherman Browne in the lobby of the Hilton hotel in Minneapolis where he discussed his experiences as the former president of Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) at Monroe. By the end of the interview you will realize why they still call him Mr. Jiggy when he gives a piece of the SIFE Jingle.
Major address at conference
An amazing team of talent and energy. The future of steeldrum music.
An epic 5K adventure pulsing with energy through the tropical paradise of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Hundreds of runners and walkers laugh and dance through three glow zones featuring live DJs, black lights, and glow water, culminating with an electric dance party at Starz Nightclub. Hosted by Active Island Tours & Events. Sponsored by Absolut Vodka, Glazer's Premier Wine & Spirits, Starz Nightclub, Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global (COG), Señor Frog's. For more info or to register for this and other great events, visit http://activeislandvi.com.