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Person Seen Emptying Fuel Down A Storm Drain

Person Seen Emptying Fuel Down A Storm Drain

The Department of Environment & Natural Resources was notified after a person was seen emptying fuel from a motorbike down a storm drain in Hamilton on Thursday [Nov 22]. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “A member of the public reported seeing a person emptying fuel from a motorbike down a storm drain in Hamilton. Bermuda... Read more of this article

Column: Pimentel On Bermuda’s Energy Future

Column: Pimentel On Bermuda’s Energy Future

[Written by BELCO President Dennis Pimentel] Friday, November 30th will mark an important step toward reaching an historic milestone in Bermuda’s history. The last Friday of this month is the deadline for submissions for comments on the integrated resource plan [IRP] for Bermuda’s energy future. This step is a direct result of the Electricity Act... Read more of this article

Duty-Free Parts For Electric Vehicle Charging

Duty-Free Parts For Electric Vehicle Charging

The Department of Energy said they would like to remind members of the public that, since October 1 2018, parts for electric vehicle charging stations and accessories are duty free. “The incentive behind this move was to reduce the total cost of items needed for the usage and upkeep of electric vehicles and therefore to encourage people to invest... Read more of this article

Video: Greenrock Meeting On Energy Future

Video: Greenrock Meeting On Energy Future

Greenrock held a public meeting last night [Nov 19] at BUEI to present and discuss the Bermuda Better Energy Plan.A spokesperson previously said, “The event will feature a brief presentation by Bermuda College Students on campus sustainability, and a comprehensive presentation of the Bermuda Better Energy Plan by Energy Expert Chris Worboys [Etude... Read more of this article

Greenrock Public Meeting On Energy Future

Greenrock Public Meeting On Energy Future

This Monday, November 19th at 6pm, Greenrock will be hosting a free public meeting at BUEI to discuss Bermuda’s Energy Future. “The event will feature a brief presentation by Bermuda College Students on campus sustainability, a call to action by Rev. Nicholas Tweed and a comprehensive presentation of the Bermuda Better Energy Plan by Energy... Read more of this article

Energy Summit Seeks To Strengthen Resilience

Energy Summit Seeks To Strengthen Resilience

Yesterday the Department of Energy held the 2018 Energy Summit at the Hamilton Princess Hotel, with the theme ‘Toward a Resilient Bermuda’. This Summit is in observance of CARICOM Energy Month, which is November. Present at the Summit were members of Government, representatives of industry and business and participants in the energy sector both... Read more of this article

Greenrock “Strongly Supports” Energy Plan

Greenrock “Strongly Supports” Energy Plan

Greenrock says that it “strongly supports” the Bermuda Better Energy Plan [BBEP] submission to the Regulatory Authority’s public consultation on energy generation for Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock strongly supports the Bermuda Better Energy Plan submission to the Regulatory Authority’s public consultation on... Read more of this article

Energy Efficiency Workshop Held For Hotels

Energy Efficiency Workshop Held For Hotels

A Hotels Energy Efficiency Workshop held at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club today [Nov 14] where local hoteliers were invited to hear about energy saving initiatives that have worked throughout the Caribbean region and to discuss challenges and successes here in Bermuda. The workshop facilitator, Loreto Duffy-Mayers has “considerable... Read more of this article

Video: MOU, Electric Buses, Renewable Energy

Video: MOU, Electric Buses, Renewable Energy

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 14] regarding what the Ministry said was an “exciting energy partnership.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 4.05pm: The Government and Rocky Mountain Institute [RMI] signed an MOU... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting

Column: Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] I recently attended a community meeting that spoke to concerns that I’ve had since hearing last month’s urgent report by a United Nations agency on the matter of climate change. On Thursday, November 8th, I joined at least 130 residents gathered at St. Paul AME, Centennial Hall to listen to presentations... Read more of this article

RUBiS Remembrance Day Holiday Hours

RUBiS Remembrance Day Holiday Hours

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has informed the public of the opening hours for their various locations across the island during the Remembrance Day time on Sunday, November 11th and Monday, November 12th.Stations Remembrance Day Holiday, Sunday, November 11, 2018 Remembrance Day Observed, Monday, November 12, 2018Boaz Island Marine 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00... Read more of this article

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting On Nov 8

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting On Nov 8

Greenrock and BE Solar will be hosting a public meeting on Bermuda’s energy future on Thursday [Nov 8] starting at 5.30pm at St Paul’s AME in Hamilton on the corner of Victoria and Court St. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock and BE Solar will be hosting a public meeting on Bermuda’s energy future this Thursday, the 8th of November, at St Paul’s... Read more of this article

Video: Clarien Community LED Bulb Exchange

Video: Clarien Community LED Bulb Exchange

Clarien Bank recently partnered with Greenrock and BE Solar, with the community invited to “show support for a sustainable Bermuda” by bringing in up to five incandescent or fluorescent light bulbs to the main Clarien banking hall in Hamilton in exchange for an energy-efficient LED bulb, while supplies last. BE Solar also exhibited a display... Read more of this article