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Bill To Create Sandbox For Energy Innovators

Bill To Create Sandbox For Energy Innovators

Legislation to create a regulatory sandbox will “allow innovators in the energy sector both the physical and legislative space to carry out their development and testing of technologies,” Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 20] the Minister said, “Today I am tabling the Bill entitled... Read more of this article

Column: Water Conscious, Energy, Save Money

Column: Water Conscious, Energy, Save Money

[Column written by BELCO] Being water conscious is not only good for the environment but could also result in a significant reduction in your household energy consumption, which will in turn help you save money.Much of the energy consumed around water usage is due to appliances using electricity to heat water, which includes water heaters, dishwashers,... Read more of this article

Fuel Prices For Next Month Will Not Increase

Fuel Prices For Next Month Will Not Increase

“Fuel prices ‘at the pump’ for the next month will not be increased and therefore, for the next month, consumers will continue to pay the same prices as of February 2022,” the Government said. A Government spokesperson said, “As part of the Government’s ongoing commitment to provide relief now and reduce the cost of living... Read more of this article

Column: Weeks On Fuel Prices, Costs & More

Column: Weeks On Fuel Prices, Costs & More

[Opinion column written by MP Michael Weeks] Last month Premier and Finance Minister David Burt was asked to approve a 5% increase in price for gasoline and a 6.7% increase for diesel for March. He refused to raise the prices and instead ordered a review that will look to see if price reductions can be made in line with the PLP commitments to lowering... Read more of this article

Premier Burt On Cost Of Gasoline & Diesel

Premier Burt On Cost Of Gasoline & Diesel

“I have rejected the recommendation to increase the cost of gasoline and diesel and ordered a review that will look to see if price reductions can be made,” Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt said in the House of Assembly. The Premier’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker, among the most expensive items we must buy in our... Read more of this article

Oil Spill Exercise To Take Place On March 18

Oil Spill Exercise To Take Place On March 18

A simulated oil spill exercise will take place on Friday [March 18] at Whalebone Bay, Ferry Reach. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs advises the public that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has organised with other local agencies a simulated oil spill exercise on Friday 18 March 2022 at Whalebone Bay,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Ranked As Highest 1/2 Electricity Rates

Bermuda Ranked As Highest 1/2 Electricity Rates

Depending on what chart you look at, Bermuda has been ranked as having either the highest, or second highest, electricity rates in the world. During a recent international conference about energy, one of the speakers cited Bermuda as having the ‘highest residential electricity rates in the world,’ with Germany second, so we took a look for... Read more of this article

RUBiS Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Hours

RUBiS Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Hours

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has provided information on the opening hours for their various locations during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season.Related StoriesRUBiS Service Station Christmas Holiday Hours Gas Stations: Opening Hours Over The Holiday RUBiS Energy Flaring Operations In East End Govt Responds To Comments On NSC Contract Oil... Read more of this article

Video: Minister & Seabased On Wave Technology

Video: Minister & Seabased On Wave Technology

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban will be holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 22], and we will stream it live, so the video below should start at around 2.00pm. Update: The Government signed an agreement with Seabased Limited “who are committed to bringing wave technology to Bermuda,” the Minister said today. Minister... Read more of this article

Algonquin Aims For Net-Zero By 2050 Target

Algonquin Aims For Net-Zero By 2050 Target

Canada-based Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp — which owns BELCO — announced its “commitment to a net-zero by 2050 target.” “This target is rooted in Algonquin’s purpose of sustaining energy and water for life and is a reflection of the Company’s track record of being a leader in the transition to a low-carbon... Read more of this article

RUBiS Flaring Operations In Ferry Reach

RUBiS Flaring Operations In Ferry Reach

RUBiS will be conducting flaring operations at their St. George’s Depot in Ferry Reach and people in the area ”may see an orange flame rising to about 20-ft into the sky, and a rumble may be heard from nearby homes.” A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that due to approaching Hurricane Sam, RUBiS shall recommence flaring operations... Read more of this article

Union Gas Station Closed Due To Covid

Union Gas Station Closed Due To Covid

Union Gas Station has temporarily closed as of this morning [Sept 17] due to one of the staff members testing positive for Covid-19. A spokesperson said, “We would like to notify our valuable customers that we unfortunately had to close Union Gas as of this morning, due to one of our staff members testing positive for Covid-19. “The station... Read more of this article

Simulated Oil Spill Exercise Postponed

Simulated Oil Spill Exercise Postponed

[Updated] The simulated oil spill exercise initially scheduled for today [Sept 15] has been postponed. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising that the simulated oil spill exercise initially scheduled for today has been postponed. Members of the public will be advised when the exercise will be rescheduled.” We... Read more of this article