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Oil Spill Exercise To Take Place On March 18

Oil Spill Exercise To Take Place On March 18

A simulated oil spill exercise will take place on Friday [March 18] at Whalebone Bay, Ferry Reach. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs advises the public that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has organised with other local agencies a simulated oil spill exercise on Friday 18 March 2022 at Whalebone Bay,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Ranked As Highest 1/2 Electricity Rates

Bermuda Ranked As Highest 1/2 Electricity Rates

Depending on what chart you look at, Bermuda has been ranked as having either the highest, or second highest, electricity rates in the world. During a recent international conference about energy, one of the speakers cited Bermuda as having the ‘highest residential electricity rates in the world,’ with Germany second, so we took a look for... Read more of this article

RUBiS Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Hours

RUBiS Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Hours

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has provided information on the opening hours for their various locations during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season.  Read More →

Video: Minister & Seabased On Wave Technology

Video: Minister & Seabased On Wave Technology

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban will be holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 22], and we will stream it live, so the video below should start at around 2.00pm. Update: The Government signed an agreement with Seabased Limited “who are committed to bringing wave technology to Bermuda,” the Minister said today. Minister... Read more of this article

Algonquin Aims For Net-Zero By 2050 Target

Algonquin Aims For Net-Zero By 2050 Target

Canada-based Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp — which owns BELCO — announced its “commitment to a net-zero by 2050 target.” “This target is rooted in Algonquin’s purpose of sustaining energy and water for life and is a reflection of the Company’s track record of being a leader in the transition to a low-carbon... Read more of this article

RUBiS Flaring Operations In Ferry Reach

RUBiS Flaring Operations In Ferry Reach

RUBiS will be conducting flaring operations at their St. George’s Depot in Ferry Reach and people in the area ”may see an orange flame rising to about 20-ft into the sky, and a rumble may be heard from nearby homes.” A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that due to approaching Hurricane Sam, RUBiS shall recommence flaring operations... Read more of this article

Union Gas Station Closed Due To Covid

Union Gas Station Closed Due To Covid

Union Gas Station has temporarily closed as of this morning [Sept 17] due to one of the staff members testing positive for Covid-19. A spokesperson said, “We would like to notify our valuable customers that we unfortunately had to close Union Gas as of this morning, due to one of our staff members testing positive for Covid-19. “The station... Read more of this article

Simulated Oil Spill Exercise Postponed

Simulated Oil Spill Exercise Postponed

[Updated] The simulated oil spill exercise initially scheduled for today [Sept 15] has been postponed. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising that the simulated oil spill exercise initially scheduled for today has been postponed. Members of the public will be advised when the exercise will be rescheduled.” We... Read more of this article

Oil Spill Exercise On Sept 15 At WhaleBone Bay

Oil Spill Exercise On Sept 15 At WhaleBone Bay

There will be a “simulated oil spill exercise” on Wednesday [Sept 15] at Whalebone Bay, Ferry Reach. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs advises the public that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] has organised with other local agencies a simulated oil spill exercise on Wednesday 15... Read more of this article

Raynor’s Service Station To Close Temporarily

Raynor’s Service Station To Close Temporarily

As a “result of contact with a positive Covid-19 test,” the RUBiS Raynor’s Service Station on Middle Road, Southampton, will close effective immediately “to allow for a deep clean of the facility.” A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that as a result of contact with a positive Covid-19 test, the RUBiS Raynor’s Service... Read more of this article

RUBiS Energy Flaring Operations In East End

RUBiS Energy Flaring Operations In East End

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has advised they are “conducting flaring operations” at their St. George’s Storage Depot in Ferry Reach, and people may see ”an orange flame rising to about 20-ft into the sky, and a rumble may be heard from nearby homes.” The company added that they “wish to assure the public that this flaring operations... Read more of this article

RUBiS Cup Match Holiday Opening Hours

RUBiS Cup Match Holiday Opening Hours

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has provided information on the opening hours for their various locations during the annual Cup Match Holiday.  Read More →

Govt Responds To Comments On NSC Contract

Govt Responds To Comments On NSC Contract

The Government said they are “aware of the comments raised in some quarters regarding the project to install an energy-saving micro-grid system at the National Sports Centre” and noted that following a tender process it took 33 months for a contract, and the contract was reviewed by three Ministers. The commentary referenced the fact that... Read more of this article