The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is making steady progress with the implementation of the National Geothermal Project.

This assurance came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves – during a joint Radio Discussion Programme last Sunday.

Dr. Gonsalves confirmed that the first phase of civil works has been completed, and a contract has been signed for drilling.

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, speaking during a radio discussion programme on Sunday.

The St. Vincent Geothermal Company Limited and the Icelandic Drilling Company signed a contract in November last year that will lead to the drilling of four wells for a geothermal power project here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The project aims to deliver a 10 Megawatt Geothermal power plant to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, transforming its energy sector, reducing its dependency on imported diesel, and providing a new sustainable and affordable source of energy based on an indigenous resource.

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