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RA Publishes 2017 – 2018 Annual Report

RA Publishes 2017 – 2018 Annual Report

The Regulatory Authority [RA] has published its Annual Report for the fiscal year 2017 – 2018, which presents the annual activities and financial statements of the Regulatory Authority. The Authority Chair commented, “This Annual Report presents the annual activities and financial statements of the Regulatory Authority [“the Authority”]... Read more of this article

RA Opens Public Consultation On IRP Guidance

RA Opens Public Consultation On IRP Guidance

The Regulatory Authority is inviting the public to provide feedback on its proposed IRP Guidance document. The RA said, “The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda [the RA] is inviting the public and other interested parties to comment on its proposed IRP Guidance document, regarding what electricity generating technologies should be included and/or... Read more of this article

RA Publish Principles Of Consumer Protection

RA Publish Principles Of Consumer Protection

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda has published the first phase of its Principles of Consumer Protection campaign to “bring awareness to the public about the rights and responsibilities of Consumers and Service Providers in the Electricity and Electronic Communications sectors.” “The legally enforceable Principles of Consumer Protection... Read more of this article

National Numbering Plan Public Consultation

National Numbering Plan Public Consultation

The Regulatory Authority [RA] is seeking feedback from electronic communications sectoral providers and any other interested parties regarding the National Numbering Plan. The Regulatory Authority said, “Please be advised that the RA has opened a public consultation with an Update on the National Numbering Plan. Visit www.ra.bm to read the consultation... Read more of this article

BAST: 5G Moratorium ‘Should Be Left In Place’

BAST: 5G Moratorium ‘Should Be Left In Place’

Following the Regulatory Authority’s decision to lift the moratorium on 5G, the Bermuda Advocates for Safe Technology [BAST] group said they  feel it “should have been left in place until potential hazards” have been “fully investigated,” with the group noting that they “are seeking advice on further actions to take... Read more of this article

Minister Walter Roban On Electricity Rates

Minister Walter Roban On Electricity Rates

“With this step in the right direction for energy costs, it is perhaps more important now than ever to increase our uptake of renewable energy so that fuel costs can reduced or eliminated” as “with more renewable energy comes less use of fossil fuel, which accounts for a good portion of every electric bill.” This was from the... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With RA’s Denton Williams

Video: BNV With RA’s Denton Williams

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda’s Chief Executive Denton Williams will be joining Bernews at around 11.00am this morning [May 17] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This follows after the Regulatory Authority announced that it has lifted the moratorium to allow 5G technology to be deployed in Bermuda and issued Communications... Read more of this article

‘Average Reduction Across All Groups Of 1.6%’

‘Average Reduction Across All Groups Of 1.6%’

“Based on the information provided in the RA’s order to BELCO, new retail rates are expected to yield an average reduction across all customer groups of 1.6%,” Minister Walter Roban said. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter Roban has responded favourably to the Regulatory Authority’s... Read more of this article

RA Reduces Retail Tariff, Lifts 5G Moratorium

RA Reduces Retail Tariff, Lifts 5G Moratorium

The Regulatory Authority announced that it has reduced the Retail Tariff for the second year in a row, and has lifted the moratorium to “allow 5G technology to be deployed in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Regulatory Authority [the RA] is mandated by law to:1. promote and preserve competition in Bermuda;2. promote the development... Read more of this article

Regulatory Authority Seek Feedback

Regulatory Authority Seek Feedback

The Regulatory Authority [RA] is inviting the public to provide feedback regarding the Decommissioning of Electronic Communications Price Comparison Website. The Regulatory Authority said, “Please be advised that a public consultation on Decommissioning of Electronic Communications Price Comparison Website Preliminary Report is open for feedback until... Read more of this article

RA Fee Increase To Be Applied Starting In May

RA Fee Increase To Be Applied Starting In May

The RA fee increase, as mandated by the RA, will be applied to bills beginning on May 1st, BELCO advised today. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] has advised customers that the Bermuda Regulatory Authority [RA] announced on Wednesday, April 14 that electricity fees paid to the RA [‘RA fee’] will temporarily increase. “The... Read more of this article

“RA’s Electricity Fees Will Temporarily Increase”

“RA’s Electricity Fees Will Temporarily Increase”

The RA’s “electricity fees will temporarily increase for the first time since 2016,” the Regulatory Authority said today. A spokesperson said, “To ensure the delivery of Bermuda’s first Integrated Resource Plan [IRP], which is intended to deliver 85% renewable energy by 2036, the RA’s electricity fees will temporarily increase for... Read more of this article

RA Seek Feedback: Horizon Change Of Control

RA Seek Feedback: Horizon Change Of Control

The Regulatory Authority [RA] is inviting the public to provide feedback regarding the Change of Control request submitted by Wave Bermuda Ltd, trading as Horizon Communications. The Regulatory Authority said, “Please be advised that the Horizon Communications Change of Control Preliminary Report public consultation is open for feedback until 11:59... Read more of this article