Wednesday, September 21, 2016

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Outreach to Locals by St. Vincent Geothermal Company

La Soufriere Power Plant (Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines)

The Energy Unit and the St. Vincent Geothermal Company are advancing plans for the development of a 10 to 15 Megawatt Power Plant in the vicinity of La Soufriere Volcano.

As part of this country’s thrust towards renewable energy development, the Unit will meet with all Government agencies this Thursday, 22nd September, to share information about the geothermal project, review environmental and social management plans and discuss stakeholder engagement.

The two agencies will also host two public meetings next week on the geothermal energy project. The first meeting takes place on Saturday 24th September at the Farmer’s Training Institute, Orange Hill beginning at 2:00 p.m., and on Sunday 25th September the session will be held at the North Union Secondary School auditorium from 3:00 p.m.