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NSC To Begin Renewable Energy Phase 3

NSC To Begin Renewable Energy Phase 3

The National Sports Centre said they “will commence work on the third phase of its renewable energy project which is expected to produce 20% savings on utility costs to the facility.” A spokesperson said, “Phase one, which has been completed, involved the installation of a new energy efficient heating/cooling system to regulate temperatures... Read more of this article

Transformational Living Centre Using Solar Power

Transformational Living Centre Using Solar Power

The Transformational Living Centre [TLC] for Families is now utilizing solar power which they said “will provide most of the energy required to power their electrical needs.” A spokesperson said, “Gil Nolan, operations manager of Sunny Side Solar and Nick Hutchings, a volunteer for the non-profit solar company that donated the solar panels... Read more of this article

RFP Issued For Solar On 30 Govt Buildings

RFP Issued For Solar On 30 Govt Buildings

The Government has issued an RFP for rooftop solar for “approximately thirty Government owned buildings across Bermuda.” The notice said, “This Request for Proposals [RFP] is an invitation by the Government of Bermuda to prospective proponents to submit proposals for Government Solar Development Project, as further described in Section... Read more of this article

‘Solar Roof Maintenance’ Company Launches

‘Solar Roof Maintenance’ Company Launches

A new company, Solar Roof Maintenance, has launched to serve the local solar market in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Solar Roof Maintenance technicians can install, repair and maintain all types of solar panels including residential, commercial, industrial and ground mount. The company carries parts and service records for all manufacturers and racking... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Harness The Power Of The Sun’

Column: ‘Harness The Power Of The Sun’

[Opinion column written by David Gumbs & Dr. James Fletcher] Across the Caribbean, except for oil-rich Trinidad and Tobago, electricity is already among the most expensive in the world — and it is only getting more expensive. In Saint Lucia, electricity prices have almost doubled in the past 30 years, and in the other countries in the region that... Read more of this article

RA Approves Change Of Control For Saturn

RA Approves Change Of Control For Saturn

The Regulatory Authority has approved the change of control of Saturn Solar Bermuda 1 Ltd. to FB Solar, LLC. A statement from the RA said, “In accordance with the Electricity Act 2016, and upon the consent of the Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter H. Roban, JP, MP, the Regulatory Authority [the RA] has today approved the change of control... Read more of this article

Bermuda Earns Best Utility-Scale Project Award

Bermuda Earns Best Utility-Scale Project Award

The solar project at ‘the finger’ at the airport, has won the Best Utility-Scale Project in the Caribbean award at the 2022 Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum Industry Awards, Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban announced. Minister Roban said, “Many will be aware that I am currently overseas participating in environmental... Read more of this article

Solar Energy Virtual Presentation Tomorrow

Solar Energy Virtual Presentation Tomorrow

The Friends of the College of Library will host a virtual presentation on Solar Energy: The Power of Nature tomorrow [Thursday] at 6.30 pm. The discussion, presented by Cameron Smith of Greenlight Energy, will focus on the “intersectionality of sustainability, renewable energy, and the economy within the context of our island community”. Moderated... Read more of this article

BE Solar Celebrates 12 Years In Business

BE Solar Celebrates 12 Years In Business

BE Solar is celebrating 12 years in business, with the company “focusing on helping people make sensible investments in high quality, reliable and clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses.” A spokesperson said, “Eighty-six years ago, Bermuda Engineering Company Ltd. was founded by renewable energy pioneer Gordon Hamilton... Read more of this article

Airport Finger Facility Starts Producing Energy

Airport Finger Facility Starts Producing Energy

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban will be holding a press conference this afternoon [Dec 16] regarding the airport finger solar panel project, and we will stream it live, so the video below should start at around 1.00pm. Update 1.08pm: We will update with the Minister’s statement as able, and in the meantime a statement from Saturn... Read more of this article

Photos: STEAM Day At MSA With BE Solar

Photos: STEAM Day At MSA With BE Solar

As part of MSA’s STEAM [Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics] Day, the students watched demonstrations on how solar panels create clean renewable electricity. A spokesperson said, “On November 10, 2021, as part of MSA’s STEAM Day, BE Solar was invited to host a series of demonstrations on how solar panels create clean renewable... Read more of this article

New Solar Panel System Installed At WindReach

New Solar Panel System Installed At WindReach

Local solar company BE Solar and Aeolus Capital Management partnered to deploy a clean energy solution to WindReach’s Activity Centre building at the facility in Warwick, with the installation of solar panels recently completed with financial support provided by both Aeolus and BE Solar. “BE Solar designed the solar system to allow for future... Read more of this article

Minister Attends Renewable Energy Forum

Minister Attends Renewable Energy Forum

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban represented Bermuda at the 13th Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum [CREF] held on the 28 and 29 of October. A Government spokesperson said, “The event is considered the largest annual event in the Caribbean energy market. This regional stakeholder event that explores opportunities to accelerate investment in... Read more of this article