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Is the sunshine going to light up where the Water and Power Authority hitherto spread darkness? And will the wind blow away the utility’s old debts?
WAPA Governing Board members hoped so Thursday as they approved agreements to kick in gear two wind projects and three solar projects. Andrew Smith, WAPA’s CEO, said the five power purchase agreements would allow the Authority to “access incredibly cheap energy generation for a long time.” He said the projects which could be completed within two to three years would provide a third of the territory’s power needs.
Read more: stthomassource.com/content/2023/03/30/wapa-moves-on-five-alternative-energy-projects/
📸: Three more solar farms like the one on St. Croix, above, are planned for the Territory. (Bill Kossler photo)
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