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NIA pursuing geothermal energy only at this point, says Premier Brantley

In pursuit of its sustainable energy programme, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will not actively pursue other areas of renewable energy but will to concentrate its efforts in geothermal energy.Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Energy, said at his 5th monthly press conference at Pinney’s Estate.

“Nevis is small and the demand for energy is finite at this point. We vary between 6 and 9 megawatts – 6 at base and 9 at peak. So [NREI] has said to us they can provide us with 9 to 10 megawatts at the first go.“Every provider requires the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) to sign a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
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