USVI schools get energy retrofit

July 27, 2011

News I like

We live in a land with abundant sunshine, trade winds, and no need for heating and, sometimes at least, air conditioning. And our electricity rates are some of the highest in the world (41 cents per kilowatt hour on my last bill). Yet, the Virgin Islands lag behind when it comes to alternative energy and energy conservation (though the USVI is miles ahead of the BVI.)

Last week I read in the Daily News about a project to retrofit schools with low usage plumbing and electrical fixtures — a small step but a step in the right direction nonetheless.

Advertisements

About Susanna

Susanna is a Tennessee native transplanted to the BVI, and the author of Moon Handbooks Virgin Islands.

View all posts by Susanna

Connect with VI Traveller

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: