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St. Vincent advancing 10-15 MW geothermal project

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Alexander Richter 21 Sep 2016

Work continues on 10-15 MW geothermal project in St. Vincent & the Grenadines in the Caribbean, with public meetings now planned to inform the public.

In an invitation to public meetings on geothermal development in St. Vincent & the Grenadines in the Caribbean, the local government has announced that 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 the country’s thrust towards renewable energy development, the Unit will meet with all Government agencies this week, 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.

Source: Government of St. Vincent & the Grenadines