St.Croix Solar PV Park is an 18MW solar PV power project. It is planned in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 18 18 Permitting St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority. The company has a stake of 100%.

St.Croix Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $4.4m.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

About Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority

Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (Wapa) is a not-for profit autonomous public electric utility, operating under Government of the Virgin Islands. The authority generates and distributes electricity as well supplies water. It owns and operates fuel oil fired power plants namely, Randolph E. Harley Generating Station, and Richmond Combined Cycle Power Plant. The authority purchases fuel oil from the Hovensa refinery under contract to feed its electric generating units. WAPA is a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), American Public Power Association (APPA), the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA), and Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC). The authority is also a member of the Energy Star efficiency program created by the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the US Department of Energy. WAPA is headquartered in Christiansted, Virgin Islands, the US.

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