Integrating Renewable Energy into the Transmission and Distribution System of the U. S. Virgin Islands

Sept. 8, 2011
This report focuses on the economic and technical feasibility of integrating renewable energy technologies into the U.S. Virgin Islands transmission and distribution systems.
Like many island communities, the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) is almost 100% dependent on fossil fuels for

Such risks and hardships incurred by islands offer mounting evidence that the status quo is unsustainable. In the USVI and other island communities, this has created a sense of urgency around the need to dramatically transform the way energy is sourced, generated, and used. In response, islands around the globe have adopted some of the most aggressive clean energy goals. The USVI’s goal is to reduce fossil fuel use 60% from business as usual by 2025...(read more...)

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