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Walkers Advise Saturn On Bermuda Solar Farm

Walkers Advise Saturn On Bermuda Solar Farm

Walkers Limited acted as Bermuda counsel to Saturn Power group on the development of a solar-powered electricity generation plant, built on the land known as the “finger” at Bermuda’s airport. A spokesperson said, “Walkers is pleased to have acted as Bermuda counsel to Saturn Power group in relation to the development of a solar-powered... Read more of this article

Minister On 6 Megawatt Solar Farm Progress

Minister On 6 Megawatt Solar Farm Progress

[Ministerial statement by Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban] Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to report to this Honourable House on the progress of the 6 megawatt solar farm at the LF Wade International Airport. Just last week, the Regulatory Authority awarded an operating license to the developers of the project, Saturn Solar Bermuda 1, the Bermudian... Read more of this article

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

The Regulatory Authority has approved the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’ at L. F. Wade International Airport. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter H. Roban, is pleased to announce the Regulatory Authority’s approval of the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Island’s Solar Installers

Minister Meets With Island’s Solar Installers

Earlier this month the Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban met with the island’s solar installers to hear their thoughts on how to build a shared vision for Bermuda’s energy future. Attendees included representatives from the Department of Planning, Department of Energy, BE Solar, Greenlight Solar, AES, BEST and BAE. A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

AXIS Expands Renewable Energy Expertise

AXIS Expands Renewable Energy Expertise

AXIS Insurance, the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, announced the appointments of Sam Walsh as senior underwriter and Mat Pifer as an underwriter in its renewables division. Messrs. Walsh and Pifer will be jointly responsible for underwriting new and renewal, property and liability renewable energy business in North America,... Read more of this article

BE Solar Welcomes Four New Employees

BE Solar Welcomes Four New Employees

Noting the “growth in the renewable energy industry,” BE Solar recently welcomed new staff, with Paul Gosling, Raphael Knight-Packwood, Jordan Rowse, and Aaron Hooper joining the team. A spokesperson said, “BE Solar, Bermuda’s most established solar energy company, has been focusing on how to achieve its vision of an efficient Bermuda... Read more of this article

Minister On Achieving Renewable Energy Goals

Minister On Achieving Renewable Energy Goals

On Tuesday [Oct 22], Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban met with CEO of the Bermuda-based Legal & General [L&G] Re, Thomas Olunloyo and Laura Mason, London-based CEO of Legal & General Retirement, Institutional to “discuss investment opportunities that could help Bermuda achieve future renewable energy goals.”Minister Roban... Read more of this article

BE Solar Raises $2,180 For Hurricane Victims

BE Solar Raises $2,180 For Hurricane Victims

In September, BE Solar pledged to donate $20 per solar panel sold towards Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. A spokesperson said, “Over the course of the month, 109 solar panels were sold to clients in Bermuda. These solar panels will offset the consumption of fossil fuel and will help to reduce the carbon emissions in Bermuda.”Jo... Read more of this article

RA: New Renewable Energy Feed-In-Tariff Rate

RA: New Renewable Energy Feed-In-Tariff Rate

The Regulatory Authority today [Oct 4] announced that after “conducting a thorough and complete solar PV analysis to establish a new Feed-in-Tariff [FIT] for Bermuda’s solar PV distributed generators [Gs], the FIT has been revised from 0.1736 [$/kWh] to $0.2265 per kilowatt hour [kWh], and will take effect on October 7, 2019.” The RA said,... Read more of this article

Better Energy Plan Team: IRP Is ‘Fantastic News’

Better Energy Plan Team: IRP Is ‘Fantastic News’

The Bermuda Better Energy Plan Team called the release of the Regulatory Authority’s Integrated Resource Plan [IRP] “fantastic news for our island and the planet.” The IRP calls “high levels of renewable energy resources,” with the RA saying the plan includes adding utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind power via an offshore wind... Read more of this article

Ministry ‘Encouraged’ By IRP Energy Plan

Ministry ‘Encouraged’ By IRP Energy Plan

The Ministry of Home Affairs said they are encouraged by the publication of the Regulatory Authority’s Integrated Resource Plan [IRP], which calls for “high levels of renewable energy resources,” with the RA saying the plan includes adding utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind power via an offshore wind farm. A Ministry spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

“High Levels Of Renewable Energy Resources”

“High Levels Of Renewable Energy Resources”

The Regulatory Authority launched Bermuda’s Integrated Resource Plan which will use “high levels of renewable energy resources,” with the RA saying the plan includes adding utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind power via an offshore wind farm. A spokesperson said, “The Regulatory Authority, today announced the launch of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Solar Panels Installed On City Works Depot

Solar Panels Installed On City Works Depot

The City of Hamilton continues it efforts to going greener in 2019 with its latest project – the installation of solar panels on the roof of the City Works Depot on Laffan Street.An area totaling approximately 3,785 sq. feet will be covered by 210 solar panels, which the City said will be the largest solar install to date in the City. Senior Engineer... Read more of this article