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BE Solar Installs Solar System For PALS

BE Solar Installs Solar System For PALS

BE Solar recently installed a solar electricity system on the roof of PALS, with the solar system expected to help the charity save over $6,000 per year. A spokesperson said, “Renewable energy company BE Solar successfully won a competitive process to install an 11.97kW solar electricity system on the roof of local cancer charity PALS in Paget.... Read more of this article

Locals Urged To Consider Solar Solutions

Locals Urged To Consider Solar Solutions

Sunny Side Solar is working with home-owners who would like to install a DIY solar system under their supervision and is urging locals to consider the option. A spokesperson said, “The benefit of power alternatives and self-reliance was starkly demonstrated on Friday after a day-long utility outage. Bermuda is moving to a more distributed source... Read more of this article

‘Potential For Renewable Energy Development’

‘Potential For Renewable Energy Development’

The island’s marine Exclusive Economic Zone offers “great potential for renewable energy development,” Minister Walter Roban said, adding that the “most feasible of these technologies is offshore wind” and the “next most feasible technology is floating solar.”Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister of... Read more of this article

Minister: Solar Panel Plans For Govt Buildings

Minister: Solar Panel Plans For Govt Buildings

Alternative Energy Systems [AES] were the successful bidder for the roof top solar PV system, with a price of $2,880,599 for all four buildings; the General Post Office, Government Administration, Public Transportation and TCD, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking the House of Assembly today [Nov 13], the Minister said, “The... Read more of this article

Clarien, BE Solar To Offer Financing Solutions

Clarien, BE Solar To Offer Financing Solutions

Clarien Bank has partnered with BE Solar to offer homeowners financing solutions for the purchase and installation of residential solar panel systems. A spokesperson said, “The Clarien Bank Solar Loan empowers BE Solar clients to power up and invest in clean renewable electricity with low monthly payments and minimum upfront cost. “Harnessing... Read more of this article

Solar Under Storm For Policymakers Report

Solar Under Storm For Policymakers Report

A new report entitled “Solar Under Storm For Policymakers” details how “island policymakers and regulators can work together to enhance the resilience of solar photovoltaic [PV] systems across the Caribbean.” A spokesperson said, “Rocky Mountain Institute [RMI], the Clinton Foundation and the United Nations Office of the... Read more of this article

Column: Use Roofs To Catch Water & Sunshine

Column: Use Roofs To Catch Water & Sunshine

[Opinion column written by Jo Frith] When I first arrived in Bermuda in 2011, I was captivated by the beauty of the island and I couldn’t help but notice the architecture, particularly the Bermuda roofs. As I learned more about Bermuda’s architecture, what stood out wasn’t just the colour or shapes but the function of our roofs and how they... Read more of this article

BZS To Host Virtual Lecture Series On Energy

BZS To Host Virtual Lecture Series On Energy

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is getting set to host Zoom lectures entitled ‘Energy Empowerment’ on Thursday, June 18 at 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Coronavirus-related disruptions have given the Bermuda Zoological Society time to rethink its lecture series. In response to the new way of communicating with our members and the community,... Read more of this article

Walkers Advise Saturn On Bermuda Solar Farm

Walkers Advise Saturn On Bermuda Solar Farm

Walkers Limited acted as Bermuda counsel to Saturn Power group on the development of a solar-powered electricity generation plant, built on the land known as the “finger” at Bermuda’s airport. A spokesperson said, “Walkers is pleased to have acted as Bermuda counsel to Saturn Power group in relation to the development of a solar-powered... Read more of this article

Minister On 6 Megawatt Solar Farm Progress

Minister On 6 Megawatt Solar Farm Progress

[Ministerial statement by Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban] Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to report to this Honourable House on the progress of the 6 megawatt solar farm at the LF Wade International Airport. Just last week, the Regulatory Authority awarded an operating license to the developers of the project, Saturn Solar Bermuda 1, the Bermudian... Read more of this article

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

RA Approves Operating Licence For Solar Farm

The Regulatory Authority has approved the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’ at L. F. Wade International Airport. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter H. Roban, is pleased to announce the Regulatory Authority’s approval of the operating licence for the new solar farm at the ‘Finger’... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Island’s Solar Installers

Minister Meets With Island’s Solar Installers

Earlier this month the Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban met with the island’s solar installers to hear their thoughts on how to build a shared vision for Bermuda’s energy future. Attendees included representatives from the Department of Planning, Department of Energy, BE Solar, Greenlight Solar, AES, BEST and BAE. A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

AXIS Expands Renewable Energy Expertise

AXIS Expands Renewable Energy Expertise

AXIS Insurance, the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, announced the appointments of Sam Walsh as senior underwriter and Mat Pifer as an underwriter in its renewables division. Messrs. Walsh and Pifer will be jointly responsible for underwriting new and renewal, property and liability renewable energy business in North America,... Read more of this article