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RA Invites Feedback On Preliminary Report

RA Invites Feedback On Preliminary Report

The Regulatory Authority has conducted the analysis of its proposed Principles of Consumer Protection and invites the public to provide feedback on the Preliminary Report prior to making a final determination. A spokesperson said, “The Principles of Consumer Protection is designed to protect consumers’ interests, promote the delivery of high-quality... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Closed For Remainder Of The Day

CedarBridge Closed For Remainder Of The Day

Today [Sept 11], the Department of Education made a decision to close CedarBridge Academy for the remainder of the day due to a power outage. “Around 12 pm, the school facility experienced an outage in electricity and the generator power immediately kicked in. Due to compromised air conditioning units, water levels, and cafeteria lunch, students... Read more of this article

BELCO Ready To Assist Restoration In Bahamas

BELCO Ready To Assist Restoration In Bahamas

BELCO has confirmed that they are “on standby to send crews to assist in restoring power to The Bahamas Islands affected by Category 5 Hurricane Dorian.” “When it became clear that Hurricane Dorian would impact The Bahamas Islands, BELCO management reached out to their partners in the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation... Read more of this article

BELCO Working To Restore Power Outages

BELCO Working To Restore Power Outages

[Updated] BELCO has confirmed there are “significant outages across the island due to a major transmission fault,” explaining that their “crews are working hard to restore customers as quickly and as efficiently as possible.” A spokesperson said, “We’re aware of significant outages across the island due to a major transmission... Read more of this article

Better Energy Plan Team: IRP Is ‘Fantastic News’

Better Energy Plan Team: IRP Is ‘Fantastic News’

The Bermuda Better Energy Plan Team called the release of the Regulatory Authority’s Integrated Resource Plan [IRP] “fantastic news for our island and the planet.” The IRP calls “high levels of renewable energy resources,” with the RA saying the plan includes adding utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind power via an offshore wind... Read more of this article

Ministry ‘Encouraged’ By IRP Energy Plan

Ministry ‘Encouraged’ By IRP Energy Plan

The Ministry of Home Affairs said they are encouraged by the publication of the Regulatory Authority’s Integrated Resource Plan [IRP], which calls for “high levels of renewable energy resources,” with the RA saying the plan includes adding utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind power via an offshore wind farm. A Ministry spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

“High Levels Of Renewable Energy Resources”

“High Levels Of Renewable Energy Resources”

The Regulatory Authority launched Bermuda’s Integrated Resource Plan which will use “high levels of renewable energy resources,” with the RA saying the plan includes adding utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind power via an offshore wind farm. A spokesperson said, “The Regulatory Authority, today announced the launch of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Exchange Up To Ten Light Bulbs For Free

Exchange Up To Ten Light Bulbs For Free

In an effort to “encourage a greener Bermuda” people are “able to exchange up to ten incandescent light bulbs, at one time, for ten LED light bulbs free of charge,” the Government announced today. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Energy has announced that effective immediately, the general public will be able to... Read more of this article

BELCO Maintains ISO 14001 Certification

BELCO Maintains ISO 14001 Certification

BELCO has successfully maintained its certification to the ISO 14001:2015 Standard for Environmental Management Systems. The International Organization for Standardization, known as ISO, publishes International Standards developed by international experts covering nearly all industries around the world. ISO, which is based out of Switzerland, has members... Read more of this article

Video: BELCO’s Power Station Construction

Video: BELCO’s Power Station Construction

The time lapse video shows an interesting look at the construction of BELCO’s North Power Station. A spokesperson said, “A time lapse video shows the progress being made constructing BELCO’s North Power Station, which will house replacement generators. The four new 14 megawatt engines have been delivered and installed and work continues to meet... Read more of this article

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

Algonquin Releases ‘Acquisition Fact Sheet’

Algonquin Releases ‘Acquisition Fact Sheet’

With Ascendant Group Limited having signed an agreement with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp to “sell the Company subject to shareholder and regulatory approvals,” an ‘acquisition fact sheet’ has been released by the Canadian company highlighting its position and intentions regarding the sale. Bloomberg video interview with Algonquin... Read more of this article