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Senators Criticize WAPA Then Bail It Out

Senate votes to bailout WAPA with funds from GERS.
VITOL propane shipment arrives on St. Croix in 2015, from V.I. Source archives

WAPA Default Cuts Off Propane: Electricity Crisis Prompts Emergency Meetings

Vitol, the V.I. Water and Power Authority's propane supplier and creditor for WAPA's conversion from oil to propane electricity generation, cut off the propane it supplies the utility at noon Saturday. This means WAPA must use more expensive fuel oil instead and cannot use its newest, most efficient generators.

Bryan Calls Emergency Legislative Meeting Over WAPA

With less than 24 hours notice, Friday afternoon Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. called the Legislature into an emergency meeting Saturday, Dec. 21, to discuss "matters related to the V.I. Water and Power Authority."

PSC Leaves Fuel Surcharge Unchanged Pending More Information

The Public Services Commission voted Wednesday to keep the Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause unchanged for now. The LEAC is a fuel surcharge on Water...

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