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Video: ‘Finger’ Solar Power Project Signing

Video: ‘Finger’ Solar Power Project Signing

[Updated] Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban and Minister of Public Works Lt/Col. David Burch are holding a press conference this afternoon [June 4]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video of the press conference is below. Update: Speaking at today’s press conference, Minister Roban... Read more of this article

Video: Town Hall Meeting On Energy Sector

Video: Town Hall Meeting On Energy Sector

As part of their public consultation, the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda is holding a Town Hall meeting this evening [May 10] on the future of Bermuda’s energy sector. Regulatory Authority Interim Chief Executive, Aaron Smith previously said,“We are keen for as many stakeholders as possible to participate in this public consultation. The Town... Read more of this article

RA Town Hall Meetings On Island’s Energy Plan

RA Town Hall Meetings On Island’s Energy Plan

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda is hosting Town Hall meetings starting today – Tuesday May 8th — with a second one set for Thursday May 10th. The public meetings are open to all interested parties to learn more about how Bermuda’s future energy plan will be developed and how to submit proposals toward the plan. The presentation... Read more of this article

RA Public Consultation On Energy Sector

RA Public Consultation On Energy Sector

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda has today launched the first stage of public consultation on a proposed Integrated Resource Plan [IRP] for Bermuda’s energy sector. The proposed IRP document, produced by BELCO, is now published and the public is encouraged to provide input on the proposal. Public and stakeholder submissions and comments will feed... Read more of this article

Consultation On Feed-In Tariff Methodology

Consultation On Feed-In Tariff Methodology

Consultation on the method to calculate the rate paid to Renewable Energy Metering Scheme participants is underway, the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda announced today. The Feed-in Tariff is paid by BELCO to compensate people who are connected to the electricity network and who generate electricity via renewable energy systems such as solar panels and... Read more of this article

RUBiS Announces East Broadway Re-Opening

RUBiS Announces East Broadway Re-Opening

RUBiS Energy Bermuda announced that their East Broadway Service Station will be re-opening at noon today [April 27] “following major renovations.” Mr. Graham Redford, Managing Director of RUBiS, said: “We are pleased to announce the re-opening of our East Broadway Service Station and Convenience Store following extensive renovations and... Read more of this article

Chris Carpol Joins Oil Casualty Insurance

Chris Carpol Joins Oil Casualty Insurance

Oil Casualty Insurance, Ltd. [OCIL] announced that Christopher Carpol will be joining the Company later this summer as Senior Reinsurance Underwriter responsible for overseeing OCIL’s assumed reinsurance operations. He previously held the position of Assistant Vice President – Specialty Casualty with Tokio Millennium Re Bermuda. OCIL’s Chief Operating... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure: East Broadway Gas Station

Temporary Closure: East Broadway Gas Station

RUBiS Energy Bermuda announced that their East Broadway Station will be temporarily closing for site upgrades commencing Monday April 2. Mr. Graham Redford, Managing Director of RUBiS, said: “At RUBiS, we are always looking for ways to improve our customers’ experience when they visit our forecourts or convenience stores As such, on Monday April... Read more of this article

RUBiS Initiative: Charities Receive Over $15K

RUBiS Initiative: Charities Receive Over $15K

[Updated with photos] Twelve lucky charities were awarded over $15,000 in total following the RUBiS Energy Bermuda’s “Fueling 4 a Cause” promotion During a 4-week period beginning in November 2017, RUBiS donated 5¢/gallon of fuel sold to twelve selected charities, and each charity was on hand to accept their awards at a presentation hosted... Read more of this article

Minister Walter Roban Tours Fuel Plant

Minister Walter Roban Tours Fuel Plant

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban was escorted on a tour of the Sol Petroleum Bermuda plant on Ferry Road in St. George’s by General Manager Jonathan Brewin and other company officials.He was joined by Acting Permanent Secretary for the Ministry, Aideen Ratteray Pryse. Sol is a leading provider of fuel... Read more of this article

Environment Department On Recent Oil Leak

Environment Department On Recent Oil Leak

The oil spill “was not evident at sea the next day having drifted to the north,” and “we were very lucky that the conditions were very helpful to deploy and recover boom and that the wind was off-shore,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] said following the oil leak earlier this week at the St George’s... Read more of this article

Oil Leak In St George’s, Clean Up Underway

Oil Leak In St George’s, Clean Up Underway

Sol Petroleum Bermuda Limited [Sol] has confirmed that at approximately 8:00am this morning [Jan 23] there was a “release of an estimated four barrels of heavy fuel oil from one of the pipelines at the St. Georges Terminal.” “Sol immediately ceased use of the pipeline, isolated and stopped the leak successfully. Sol activated its Incident... Read more of this article

Caution Advised: Oil Spill On North Shore, Flatts

Caution Advised: Oil Spill On North Shore, Flatts

[Updated] The police are advising the motoring public to “be cautious” as “there has been an oil spill identified on North Shore Road in Flatts all the way to St. George’s. ” At 7,35am this morning [Jan 4], police spokesperson said, “Please be advised there has been an oil spill identified on North Shore Road in Flatts... Read more of this article