Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									            Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Strategic SWOT Analysis
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        Reference Code: GDPE133797SA                                                                                         Publication Date: MAR 2013

          P.O. Box 5997                                      Phone             +1 340 7732250                   Revenue         NA
          Christiansted, Saint Croix                         Fax                                                Net Profit      NA
          00823                                              Website           www.viwapa.vi                    Employees       NA
          Virgin Islands (US)                                Exchange                                           Industry        Power Energy

       Company Overview
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) is a semi-autonomous public electric utility, operating under Government of the
       Virgin Islands. The organization produces and distributes electricity and potable water. WAPA also installs and maintains street
       lights in the territory. The organization operates electrical generation and water desalination units at St. Croix, St. John and St.
       Thomas. Its Electrical services are provided to St. John, Water Island, and Hassel Island through submarine cables. The
       company is a member of the American Public Power Association (APPA), the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and
       the Caribbean Water and Waste water Association (CWWA).
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, SWOT Analysis
         Hugo V. Hodge, Jr                 Chief Executive Officer                 Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Juanita R. Young                  Director
                                                                                   Strong Foothold in the Market        Fuel Cost Recovery Strategy
         Donald Francois                   Director
                                                                                   Government Owned                     Unplanned Outages
         Cheryl Boynes-Jackson             Director
         Brenda Benjamin                   Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
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                                                                                   Contract with Alpine Energy          Seasonal Variations and
                                                                                   Group                                Climate Conditions
        Key Competitors
         DPL Inc.                                                                  Alternative Energy Projects          Environmental Concerns
                                                                                                                        Related to Title V Permit
         DTE Energy Company
        Constellation Energy Group, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
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       Recent Developments

       May 24, 2012                  WAPA Approves Solar Energy Generation For Virgin Islands, US
       Apr 02, 2012                  VIWAPA Makes Repairs To Generating Unit At Saint Thomas Harley Plant
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Key Facts ....................................................................................................................... 4
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Key Employees .............................................................................................................. 5
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Major Products and Services ......................................................................................... 6
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - History ............................................................................................................................ 7
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Company Statement ...................................................................................................... 8
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................ 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Business Description.................................................................................................... 10
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................ 11
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Strengths .................................................................................................................. 11
             Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market .................................................................................................................................. 11
             Strength - Government Owned ................................................................................................................................................. 11
             Strength - Comprehensive Service Portfolio ............................................................................................................................. 11
          Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................. 11
             Weakness - Fuel Cost Recovery Strategy................................................................................................................................. 11
             Weakness - Unplanned Outages .............................................................................................................................................. 12
             Weakness - Long Term Liabilities ............................................................................................................................................. 12
          Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Opportunities ............................................................................................................ 12
             Opportunity - Contract with Alpine Energy Group ..................................................................................................................... 12
             Opportunity - Alternative Energy Projects ................................................................................................................................. 12
             Opportunity - Under Development Projects ............................................................................................................................... 12
          Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Threats ..................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Seasonal Variations and Climate Conditions ............................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Environmental Concerns Related to Title V Permit ...................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Cogeneration Partnership with Hotels and Resorts ..................................................................................................... 13
       Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Key Competitors........................................................................................................... 14
       Section 3 – Company’s Power Financial Deals 
								
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