PHILIPSBURG:— GEBE’s Supervisory Board of Directors along with its Managing Board met with Minister responsible for VROMI Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, the Honorable Christopher Emmanuel on Friday, January 13, 2017 as an introductory meeting.
The Minister was very open in his discussion and shared his views on how he would like to see NV GEBE move forward and wanted to know some of the company plans for the year 2017.
The discussion continued whereby the Minister shared his views on how he would like to see GEBE play a bigger role in the community in terms of cleaning up after works have been completed.
The implementation of Solar Energy and the requirement of finalizing the 2MW Solar Park was discussed. There was also a discussion regarding (WTE) Waste to Energy and the need for this to become a reality, no concrete decision was taken on the WTE. The water storage for the island and much-needed upgrade to the water grid was brought forward. Plans for future power plant expansion was touched on.
Minister Emmanuel, the Supervisory Board of Directors and the Managing Board agreed to meet regularly to discuss issues of mutual concern, while maintaining open communication.
Source: St. Martin News Network
Minister of VROMI met with GEBE Board of Directors and Management Board.