The progress of overall electricity restoration in the British Virgin Islands has now bumped up to 80 percent.
Chairman of the Disaster Recovery Coordination Committee, Brodrick Penn said that is the latest estimate from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).
Of the four main islands, electricity on Anegada is virtually 100 percent restored.
More than 90 percent has been restored on Virgin Gorda while restoration on the island of Jost Van Dyke is said to be between 80 and 90 percent.
Electricity restoration on the territory’s largest island, Tortola is also said to be in the 80 percent range.
“There are some hotspots that they are working on now. But, they (the BVIEC) think they have about 80 percent coverage and by April or so, they expect to have 95 percent or more coverage for the people who are in a position to take electricity,” Penn told BVI News.
Penn said there is an unspecified number of buildings across the territory that will not be able to accept power because those structures are compromised.
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