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Joseph Weeks Wins National Globe Award

Joseph Weeks Wins National Globe Award

Bermuda College Technical Education Instructor Joseph Weeks has been awarded a National Energy Global Award by the international group, Energy Globe Foundation. The award comes as a result of his work and leadership on the College’s solar-powered Aquaponics Greenhouse Project, launched nearly three years ago. The project was among more than 2,500... Read more of this article

Video: Press Conference On Solar Energy

Video: Press Conference On Solar Energy

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this afternoon [August 23] to discuss “Bermuda’s adoption of Solar Energy and Energy Efficiency.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 13-minute replay is belowUpdate... Read more of this article

Solar Energy Survey Extended To August 20

Solar Energy Survey Extended To August 20

The Department of Energy has extended the Solar Energy Survey until Friday, August 20, 2021. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs advises the public that the Department of Energy has extended the Solar Energy Survey to Friday, August 20, 2021. “This survey is vital to assessing the adoption of solar energy technologies in... Read more of this article

Joanna Frith Obtains NABCEP Certification

Joanna Frith Obtains NABCEP Certification

BE Solar’s Director of Sales Joanna Frith has obtained the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners [NABCEP] PV Associate Certificate, with the company noting that she is the first woman in Bermuda to accomplish this. A spokesperson said, “BE Solar’s Director of Sales, Joanna Frith is the first woman in Bermuda to obtain the... Read more of this article

20 People Complete Solar Photovoltaic Training

20 People Complete Solar Photovoltaic Training

Twenty Bermudians recently completed the Solar Photovoltaic Certification Training Programme held in partnership with Connectech. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to advise the public that twenty Bermudians recently completed the Solar Photovoltaic or PV Certification Training Programme held in partnership with... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Solar Course Training

Video: Minister On Solar Course Training

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this morning [July 28] to introduce a Solar Training Course with the National Center for Construction Education and Research [NCCER]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 13-minute... Read more of this article

Public Urged To Take Part In Solar Energy Survey

Public Urged To Take Part In Solar Energy Survey

The Department of Energy is inviting the public to complete online survey about solar energy. The Government posted the graphic below online, saying, “The Department of Energy invites you to complete a short 5 – 10 minute online survey. As we work to find ways to increase the public’s access to energy independence, your survey responses will... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Solar Training Programme

Video: Minister On Solar Training Programme

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban held a press conference this afternoon [July 7] to introduce the new Solar Photovoltaic Certification Training Programme. The press conference has just concluded and we will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is below.Update 3.05pm: Minister Roban’s remarks: Good... Read more of this article

New Solar System Installed At Family Centre

New Solar System Installed At Family Centre

BE Solar partnered with Aeolus Capital Management to install a solar system for the Family Centre headquarters in Pembroke, and they noted that the solar system “will help the charity save over $4,800 each year by relying less on fossil fuel electricity.” A BE Solar spokesperson said, “Local solar company, BE Solar, has partnered with... Read more of this article

Sunny Side Solar Launches In Bermuda

Sunny Side Solar Launches In Bermuda

Sunny Side Solar has officially launched in Bermuda, with the company donating all of its net profit to Habitat for Humanity Solar, Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Sunny Side Solar believes the scientific evidence that climate change is the most serious threat of our time. Therefore, we are dedicated to making Bermuda more resilient by taking positive... Read more of this article

College Students Tour BHB Solar Installation

College Students Tour BHB Solar Installation

Six Bermuda College students enrolled in the Applied Science and Technology programme toured the solar thermal panel installation at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital last month. A spokesperson said, “Six Bermuda College students enrolled in the Applied Science and Technology programme toured the solar thermal panel installation at King Edward... Read more of this article

78 Solar Panels Installed At City Pump Station

78 Solar Panels Installed At City Pump Station

78 solar panels have been installed at the City of Hamilton’s Front Street pump station which is anticipated to “save the City more than $30,000 a year on electricity costs.” A spokesperson said, “This month the City of Hamilton oversaw the installation of 78 solar panels at its Front Street pump station which, it is anticipated,... Read more of this article

Minister Visits Pompano’s Solar Panel Installation

Minister Visits Pompano’s Solar Panel Installation

Yesterday [Feb 22], Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Premier Walter Roban visited the solar panel facility at Pompano Beach Hotel in Southampton. “The solar installation, built 100′ above sea level on the hotel’s old dump, is protected from the threat of ocean surges and holds 800 panels at about 390 watts of installed capacity... Read more of this article