Photo 1: (Left to right) Wӓrtsilӓ Site Manager Kauno Antero Orre, Acting General Manager of the Nevis Electricity Company Limited Jervan Swanston and the Honourable Alexis Jeffers, minister responsible for public utilities on Nevis at the installation site of a new 3.85 megawatt- Wӓrtsilӓ plant at the Prospect Power Plant June 14, 2017.
Installation work for 3.85 megawatt-Wӓrtsilӓ plant on Nevis continues
NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS – Advance work for the installation of a new 3.85 megawatt-Wӓrtsilӓ plant at the Nevis Electricity Company Limited’s (NEVLEC) Prospect Power Plant is continuing apace. According to information from a recent press release, the civil works is completed and mechanical installation is ongoing, with electrical installation about to commence.
On June 14, the Honourable Alexis Jeffers, the minister responsible for public utilities in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), Acting General Manager Jervan Swanston and Wӓrtsilӓ’s site manager, Kauno Antero Orre, provided an update of the installation process.
The minister said the public would be kept updated with the project’s progress leading to the commissioning. He said he was pleased that relief was on the way for the people of Nevis, who have been dealing with some ongoing situations affecting the power plant in recent times. He thanked the pubic for their tolerance.