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Public Consultation On BELCO Metering Request

Public Consultation On BELCO Metering Request

BELCO has submitted a request to vary its power purchase pricing resulting in a rate decrease, termination of the current residential net metering program, and implementation of an interim scheme to the Energy Commission, and the public is invited to make written submissions to the Commission about the matter. A Government spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Inquiry Into Proposed BELCO Metering Change

Inquiry Into Proposed BELCO Metering Change

The Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Grant Gibbons, has sought an inquiry into BELCO’s proposal to adjust the specific rate for net metering and change the Commercial Renewable System Excess Energy Rate [CSEER] Programme. “The Minister’s request for an inquiry comes under Section 5 [1] of the Energy Act 2009, and results from regulatory... Read more of this article

Tender Process To Build Solar Plant On ‘Finger’

Tender Process To Build Solar Plant On ‘Finger’

The Government issued an open call to pre-qualify companies seeking to participate in the tender process to build a solar power photo voltaic plant on the “Finger” by the airport, saying the tender process is “expected to establish the optimal price of solar power for this project through competitive bidding.” A Ministry spokesperson... Read more of this article

RUBiS Cup Match Holiday Opening Hours

RUBiS Cup Match Holiday Opening Hours

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has provided information on their opening hours for their various locations during the Annual Cup Match Holiday, and said they “would also like to wish all residents a safe and happy Cup Match and remind them that all stations will be open as normal Saturday July 30th.”Service Station Telephone Thursday, July 28,... Read more of this article

Greenrock: “Move From Aspiration To Action”

Greenrock: “Move From Aspiration To Action”

Greenrock is commending the Department of Energy for holding the island’s second ever 2016 Energy Summit, saying that “it is time for Bermuda to move from aspiration to action.” Greenrock Executive Director Jonathan Starling said, “We were happy to participate in the planning of this event as we view conversations on Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Local Esso Service Station Wins Regional Award

Local Esso Service Station Wins Regional Award

Esso Service Station at Port Royal has been recognised for its excellence in Customer Service and Retail Sales. The service station, along with its staff, has placed continuously in the top percentile, winning awards in all four quarters of 2015-2016. This included winning the Gold II Sol Excellence Award in the fourth quarter of 2015-2016 along with... Read more of this article

BELCO Files Integrated Resource Plan With EC

BELCO Files Integrated Resource Plan With EC

BELCO has today submitted an Integrated Resources Plan [IRP] to the Energy Commission, saying that the “IRP is a technical and economic analysis of future energy mix options for Bermuda aligning with the objectives of The National Electricity Sector Policy of Bermuda.” “Based on extensive analyses, the IRP suggests transitioning to... Read more of this article

OCIL Enters Agreement With Iron-Starr Excess

OCIL Enters Agreement With Iron-Starr Excess

Oil Casualty Insurance, Ltd. [OCIL] announced that Iron-Starr Excess Agency Ltd. [Iron-Starr] and OCIL have entered into an agreement whereby Iron-Starr will be underwriting certain lines of insurance on behalf of OCIL. Effective immediately, Iron-Starr will begin underwriting Transactional Liability, Directors & Officers Liability and Cyber Liability... Read more of this article

RUBiS Hosting “Free Fuel For Life” Promotion

RUBiS Hosting “Free Fuel For Life” Promotion

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. announced the launch of the “free Fuel For Life” promotion that will start tomorrow June 7th, 2016. This promotion will run at all twelve RUBiS Service Stations for a total of nine weeks, ending on August 7th, and one lucky RUBiS customer will win free Fuel For Life. There are also multiple opportunities during... Read more of this article

Photos: BIU Gas Station Grand Re-Opening

Photos: BIU Gas Station Grand Re-Opening

After re-opening earlier this year after undergoing three months of renovations, the BIU Esso Gas Station held their official Grand Re-Opening Celebration at their Dundonald Street location on Saturday [June 4], with the event to celebrate both their recent renovations as well as being in business for more than fifty years. Those in attendance including... Read more of this article

New Operator At City Service Station On June 1st

New Operator At City Service Station On June 1st

Sol Petroleum Bermuda Ltd. said they welcome H and M Service Stations Ltd., the new dealer for the Esso branded City Service Station. “As of June 1st, 2016 Mr. Robert Holdipp, and his team members will be focused on delivering premier customer service and high quality products at the City Service Station,” a spokesperson said. “The... Read more of this article

New HSBC “Green Loan” Offers 100% Financing

New HSBC “Green Loan” Offers 100% Financing

HSBC Bermuda is offering a new Green Loan for homeowners to invest in solar energy systems, saying “customers will have access to 100% financing, our lowest available unsecured loan variable interest rate which is currently 6% and the longest available repayment term of up to 7 years.” The Bank said, “HSBC Bermuda’s new Green Loan... Read more of this article

Customer Payment Changes At Bermuda Gas

Customer Payment Changes At Bermuda Gas

Bermuda Gas said they would like to advise its customers of changes that will be implemented as a result of the ownership transition from Ascendant Group Limited to RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. “As announced on April 14th, Bermuda Gas is in the process of being sold by Ascendant Group Limited to RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd.”, states Bermuda Gas General... Read more of this article