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Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister responsible for Public Utilities in the Nevis Island Administration (file photo)

NIA announces payment of outstanding multi-million-dollar debt to Delta

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (September 11, 2014) –Minister responsible for Public Utilities on Nevis Hon. Alexis Jeffers announced that the Nevis Electricity Company Ltd. (NEVLEC) had managed to clear up its debt of $7.8 million to Delta Petroleum, a company contracted to supply diesel and other lubricants to the electricity company.
Mr. Jeffers made the announcement at a recent town hall meeting, hosted by the Nevis Island Administration at the Gingerland Secondary School Auditorium and stated that the island’s only power supplier had since been able to keep its payments current.
“In 2013 we inherited a debt burden at NEVLEC to Delta of just about $7.8 million…I can tell you…that we have done a remarkable job in alleviating that debt burden and that is something that we must be commended for…
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