The Virgin Islands Energy Office is taking 12 students from the Math Environmental Science Academy to visit alternative energy sites on July 6. The sites include the St. Croix Reformed Church wind turbine site and a residents home where solar power is used not only to power the house, it has also been used to power the resident’s vehicle. Owners of the alternative energy installations will answer questions from the students. An engineer from the Energy Office and a wind expert will also be available to answer questions from students and the media.
The first stop is the wind turbine at 9:30 a.m.; the residence visit is scheduled for 11 a.m. For further information call Don Buchanan at 690.9969.
The Energy Office also has another event in July — July 18 when officials talk about the new solar installation at the St. Croix Educational Complex.