Solar Panels Installed On City Works Depot

January 16, 2019

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.

Solar Panel Project Bermuda January 2019

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 Ian Hind, said, “This install will generate up to 103,846 kilowatt hours of electricity per annum with a savings of roughly $37,700 with all of the generated power to be consumed by the Depot.”

Works Depot Solar Panels Bermuda Jan 2019

Bermuda Alternate Energy [BAE], a member of the BAC Group of Companies won the contract through the Invitation to Tender process and the project is being managed on behalf of the City by ABM.

Divisional Manager at BAE, Nick Duffy added, “We’re very proud to be working with the City of Hamilton on the installation of their rooftop Solar Photovoltaic system.

“This system is engineered to withstand Bermuda’s sometime harsh climatic conditions and the premium Panasonic PV modules and SolarEdge module electronics both carry 25-year performance warranties.”

The project is due to be completed by mid-May 2019.

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  1. Kimberley Smith says:

    Excellent news! Bravo City of Hamilton for showing commitment to green energy by using the available rooftop space on City buildings.

  2. Anna says:

    That is so cool. It would be great to see more of this on private as well as public buildings across the island.

  3. Kathy says:

    All roofs in Hamilton should be covered with solar panels. We have so much energy available to us every day in Bermuda. All we have to do is catch it!

    • sage says:

      Yet the $250,000,000 airport has no plans for that massive roof,