The Vance Amory led Nevis Island Administration is announcing an agreement with US company Omni-Alpha LLC to convert waste to energy on the island in an investment valued at US$20 million.
The company based in Baltimore, Maryland is to construct a solar energy farm to support the Waste to Energy plant to supply some 2,250 mwh of power annually to the grid on Nevis, the NIA release stated. Scheduled to begin in the final quarter of this year and completed within a year the partnership will see the construction of a solar energy farm by Omni-Alpha LLC, to support the waste to energy plant and ensure the constant delivery of some 2, 250mwh of power annually, to the electricity grid on Nevis. The total overall investment by Omni-Alpha, LLC is expected to be US$20m. Tuesday WINN asked Deputy Premier Mark Brantley about the development.