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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

Minister Roban Outlines Energy Summit & IRP

Minister Roban Outlines Energy Summit & IRP

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban outlined the Integrated Resource Plan [IRP] and the recent Energy Summit in the House of Assembly today [Dec 8], saying “this Government supports clean energy, diversification in generation, more competition where appropriate.” Minister Roban said, “I take... Read more of this article

RUBiS Offer 20% Savings For St George Skates

RUBiS Offer 20% Savings For St George Skates

RUBiS Energy Bermuda announce the launch of the second annual St. George Skates Promotion, with Rewards Members able to save 20 percent per St. George Skates ticket when they fuel up with $40 or more at any RUBiS station island-wide. Mr. Graham Redford, Managing Director of RUBiS, said: “Residents may recall that last year we partnered with Bermuda... Read more of this article

Minister: Bermuda Energy Summit A ‘Success’

Minister: Bermuda Energy Summit A ‘Success’

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban has dubbed the Bermuda Energy Summit 2017 a success, after 140 delegates were told to look to the experience of other small jurisdictions in charting the island’s energy future. The event at the Hamilton Princess yesterday, included an Electric Vehicle Showcase on the Regency... Read more of this article

Photos: DOE Holds Electric Vehicle Showcase

Photos: DOE Holds Electric Vehicle Showcase

The Department of Energy [DOE], in collaboration with Bermuda’s leading electric vehicle distributors, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts, hosted the Island’s first free, multi-vendor Electric Vehicle Showcase yesterday [Nov 16] at the Regency Terrace of the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club. The public were invited to view some of the latest electric... Read more of this article

Electric Vehicle Showcase To Be Held On Thurs

Electric Vehicle Showcase To Be Held On Thurs

The Department of Energy [DOE], in collaboration with Bermuda’s leading electric vehicle distributors, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts, will be hosting the Island’s first free, multi-vendor Electric Vehicle Showcase on Thursday  [Nov 16] from noon to 5.00pm at the Regency Terrace of the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club. The public are invited to... Read more of this article

RUBiS Energy Launches “Fuelling 4 A Cause”

RUBiS Energy Launches “Fuelling 4 A Cause”

RUBiS Energy Bermuda announced the launch of the second “Fuelling 4 a Cause” promotion. Mr. Graham Redford, Managing Director of RUBiS, said: “Residents may recall that last year, as part of RUBiS’ 10th Anniversary of operations in Bermuda, and in order to help celebrate that milestone, we decided to expand our normal charitable giving by developing... Read more of this article

Minister Walter Roban On 2017 Energy Summit

Minister Walter Roban On 2017 Energy Summit

Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban spoke about the upcoming Bermuda Energy Summit in the House of Assembly today [Nov 10], saying that it is an ”event that the Department of Energy undertakes as a means of outreach and education for a wide range of invited participants in the energy sector.” “Invitees include... Read more of this article

Ferry Reach Spill To Take “Years To Clean Up”

Ferry Reach Spill To Take “Years To Clean Up”

The gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS facility in Ferry Reach in March of this year is expected “to take a few years to clean up,” officials have confirmed.In response to our queries, a Government spokesperson told Bernews, “Based on other past spills in Bermuda and in other jurisdictions the Department does expect this spill... Read more of this article

Solar Panels Installed At Washington Mall

Solar Panels Installed At Washington Mall

An investment in solar energy will help tenants at Bermuda’s premier shopping mall and office complex save money, Washington Properties said today. As part of a major upgrade of Washington Mall, owners Washington Properties are installing bi-facial solar panels on the roof of one of their buildings. Paul Slaughter, Director and General Manager of... Read more of this article

Oil Leak: Par-La-Ville, Woodlands, Front St West

Oil Leak: Par-La-Ville, Woodlands, Front St West

The City of Hamilton is advising the public to “exercise due care when traveling in the vicinity of Par-la-Ville Road, Woodlands Road and the western end of Front Street due to an oil leak.” “The City has taken immediate action to minimize the hazardous effects of the leak but does ask the public to be mindful and use caution when... Read more of this article