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BELCO Clarifies Use Of Liquid Natural Gas

BELCO Clarifies Use Of Liquid Natural Gas

BELCO has clarified the use of Liquid Natural Gas [LNG] in Bermuda as it relates to the North Power Station [NPS] currently being built at the Company’s Serpentine Road Plant. “The Bermuda Electric Light Company’s new North Power Station [NPS] is being built to provide base load electricity for Bermuda and replaces generating units that have reached... Read more of this article

Minister On Electricity Amendment Act 2019

Minister On Electricity Amendment Act 2019

[Updated with PDF] Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 7], Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said he will table a Bill entitled the ‘Electricity Amendment Act 2019.’ “Quite coincidentally, we were working on this amendment to the Electricity Act 2016 to assure the proper regulation of the electricity sector when the... Read more of this article

ESTU To Meet Regarding Ascendant Sale

ESTU To Meet Regarding Ascendant Sale

The Electricity Supply Trade Union [ESTU] will meet with their members to discuss the planned sale of the Ascendant Group, with the ESTU President noting there is “considerable tension around this announcement, and we will look to make sure our members can voice their queries.” Agreement To Sell Ascendant To Canadian Company For $365 Million Yesterday,... Read more of this article

RA To “Evaluate” Proposed Sale Of BELCO

RA To “Evaluate” Proposed Sale Of BELCO

[Updated] The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda said they “will evaluate the proposed change of control of BELCO in accordance with the provisions of applicable legislation and any Ministerial directions.” This follows after Ascendant, the parent company of BELCO, confirmed that they signed an agreement with Algonquin Power & Utilities... Read more of this article

Battery Energy Storage System Ribbon Cutting

Battery Energy Storage System Ribbon Cutting

The Bermuda Electric Light Company [BELCO] held a ribbon cutting for the new Battery Energy Storage System [BESS], which they called “part of the foundation we are building for a better energy future for Bermuda.” BELCO President Dennis Pimentel welcomed guests that included Deputy Premier and Minister for Home Affairs Walter Roban. Director... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: New BELCO Equipment Moved

Photos & Video: New BELCO Equipment Moved

A rather unusual sight was seen on the island’s roads this evening [May 16] as a vehicle moved the new BELCO engine, slowly moving along as it transported the large equipment. BELCO had previously advised of traffic delays as they prepares to receive new generators for its North Power Station [NPS], with the company saying the delays that will... Read more of this article

Reduce Your BELCO Bill Workshop On May 20

Reduce Your BELCO Bill Workshop On May 20

The Women’s Resource Centre and BELCO will be hosting a free Lunch & Learn on ‘How to reduce your BELCO bill’ on Monday, May 20th from 12.30pm to 1.30pm at Sofia House in Hamilton. The event poster says, “Women will gain tools to lead energy efficient households and learn new methods to reduce their electricity bill. This workshop... Read more of this article

May 11 & 12: Road Works On Bridge Street

May 11 & 12: Road Works On Bridge Street

The Corporation of St. George has advised that that BELCO will be conducting trenching work on Bridge Street on Saturday [May 11] and Sunday [May 12]. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform the public that BELCO will be conducting trenching work on Bridge Street on Saturday 11th May & Sunday 12th May.... Read more of this article

Temporary Closures: #1 Car Park & Canal Road

Temporary Closures: #1 Car Park & Canal Road

The City of Hamilton is reminding the public that No. 1 Car Park will be temporarily closed starting tomorrow, May 9th through May 24th in order to facilitate the carrier ship off-loading, storage and transportation of BELCO engines and transformers. The public are reminded that short-term parking can always be found at City Hall as well as PLV Car... Read more of this article

Ascendant Group First Quarter Earnings

Ascendant Group First Quarter Earnings

Ascendant Group Limited, a publicly traded provider of energy and energy-related services, announced results for the first three months of 2019. Ascendant President & CEO Sean Durfy said, “The Company continues to execute its strategic five-year plan with much progress made on the $250 million capital plan that is geared towards building a foundation... Read more of this article

No.1 Car Park Temporary Closure May 8 – 24

No.1 Car Park Temporary Closure May 8 – 24

The City of Hamilton are advising the public that No. 1 Car Park will be temporarily closed between May 8th and May 24th in order to facilitate the carrier ship off-loading, storage and transportation of BELCO engines and transformers. A spokesperson said, “The equipment is part of a necessary upgrade to BELCO infrastructure. It will make the... Read more of this article

Traffic Delays Due To BELCO Engines Delivery

Traffic Delays Due To BELCO Engines Delivery

As the Bermuda Electric Light Company [BELCO] prepares to receive new generators for its North Power Station [NPS], the Company today notified the public about traffic delays that will be necessary for the engines’ transportation. “Canal Road will be closed from May 8 until May 27, 2019 with no access for the duration of this time period. The... Read more of this article

BELCO Scholarships: Students Invited To Apply

BELCO Scholarships: Students Invited To Apply

BELCO is offering several annual scholarships and bursaries, ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 and Bermudian students are being invited to apply for this year’s scholarships by May 31, 2019. A spokesperson said, “BELCO is pleased to offer several annual scholarships and bursaries, ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 per selected student. Bermudian students... Read more of this article