Generation

Our Mission

To produce a continuous supply of electricity that would satisfy the consumers’ energy demand on all power systems throughout the state in the most cost effective and efficient manner without critically damaging the environment.
 
The Department operates and maintains thirty-nine generators that are housed at two diesel Power Stations and three Hydro Power Stations on mainland St. Vincent. The other four diesel stations are located in the Grenadines islands of Bequia, Canouan, Mayreau and Union Island. The Generation Department also provides electrical maintenance function for all of VINLEC’s buildings and maintains VINLEC’s Land Mobile Radio communication network.
 
The Generation Department is the largest Department in the Company with one hundred and fifty-one employees. Of these there are: 

  • Six Management Staff
  • Eighteen Supervisory and Technician Staff
  • One Hundred and twenty-seven Unionised Staff