Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Drilling Starts at 10 MW Geothermal Power Plant Site

Exploratory drilling of Geothermal well begins (Searchlight Newspaper)

Yesterday, May 6, exploratory drilling of geothermal wells at Bamboo Range, Orange Hill began under the direction of the St Vincent Geothermal Company Limited, which is owned by Reykjavik Geothermal and the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Speaking at a ceremony held to officially announce the launch of the drilling operations, North Windward parliamentary representative Montgomery Daniel told the gathering that when history is written, it will show May 6 as the beginning of a new era in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), the era of geothermal energy.