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‘Finger’ Clean Up Planned For November 28th

‘Finger’ Clean Up Planned For November 28th

Clean-up work will take place on ‘The Finger’ in St. David’s, starting at 9.00am on November 28th and motorists should expect to see trucks moving between Clearwater Beach and the Airport Dump, the Government said today. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising motorists of upcoming further... 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

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

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

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Student Contest

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Student Contest

Greenrock and BE Solar have just announced a schools competition for the best consultation response on Bermuda’s energy future. “Students have until 5:00pm on Friday the 23rd of November, 2018 to write a response to the consultation and submit it to the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda,” a spokesperson said. “Responses may support... Read more of this article

‘Increase Benefit Of Solar Technology Installation’

‘Increase Benefit Of Solar Technology Installation’

In order to “assist homeowners whose properties and systems fall on the lower end of the ARV scale,” the Government has updated the rebate program to “increase the benefit of solar technology installation for these individuals.” This was announced by Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban and Director of the... Read more of this article

Joanna Frith Joins BE Solar As Sales Director

Joanna Frith Joins BE Solar As Sales Director

Joanna Frith has joined the team at BE Solar as their new sales director, where “she will be working to develop customized project scopes for residential and commercial solar electric systems in addition to energy efficiency and battery storage projects. Joanna will focus on assisting existing clients while recruiting new clients for BE Solar.” A... Read more of this article

BELCO Ordered To Pay Distributed Generators

BELCO Ordered To Pay Distributed Generators

[Updated] BELCO has been ordered by the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda [the Authority] to pay all distributed generators for the electricity they feed-in to the BELCO grid according to RA officials. A spokesperson said, “Until now, some consumers who feed-in their excess power from distributed generation to BELCO’s grid have not yet been paid.... Read more of this article

Column: Security Of Our Energy Supply Part III

Column: Security Of Our Energy Supply Part III

[Opinion column written by Nick Hutchings] I finished Part II of this essay by asking our decision makers if they believe 97% of climate scientists are correct in their assertion that climate change is, to a very large degree, the result of burning fossil fuel and, if they do, would they also agree that waiting to see it those scientists are right,... Read more of this article

Minister: First Phase Of Energy Rebate Initiative

Minister: First Phase Of Energy Rebate Initiative

The Energy Rebate Initiative will be primarily targeted to seniors and low income households, Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today [June 29]. Minister Roban said, “Although the previous rebate structure achieved positive results, it would not be enough to simply reboot the old scheme. Under... Read more of this article

Students Experimenting With Power Of Future

Students Experimenting With Power Of Future

Two science students have calculated that their school has made huge strides in helping the environment by installing solar panels. About 18 months ago Saltus Grammar School erected a solar system on one of its roofs and students Maximo Deiros, aged 14, and Themika Thennakoon, aged 13, said they have calculated the 97,000 kWh generated is the equivalent... Read more of this article

Energy Director To Speak In Dominican Republic

Energy Director To Speak In Dominican Republic

The Government of Bermuda’s Department of Energy Director, Jeane Nikolai has been invited, as a guest, to speak on a panel at the 2018 Resilient Infrastructure Forum [RIF]. The RIF takes place June 26 – 28, 2018 in the Dominican Republic. The RIF brings together key stakeholders from the public and private sectors to create a coordinated long-term... Read more of this article

Clean Up To Begin For ‘Finger’ Solar Project

Clean Up To Begin For ‘Finger’ Solar Project

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising motorists of site clean-up works to take place on ‘The Finger’ in St. David’s in connection with the new solar project. “Works will begin June 26th until July 31st, Monday through Friday,” a spokesperson said. “Works will get underway at 9.30 a.m. and are expected to... Read more of this article