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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

‘Finger’ Clean Up Planned For November 28th

‘Finger’ Clean Up Planned For November 28th

Clean-up work will take place on ‘The Finger’ in St. David’s, starting at 9.00am on November 28th and motorists should expect to see trucks moving between Clearwater Beach and the Airport Dump, the Government said today. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising motorists of upcoming further... Read more of this article

Clean Up To Begin For ‘Finger’ Solar Project

Clean Up To Begin For ‘Finger’ Solar Project

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising motorists of site clean-up works to take place on ‘The Finger’ in St. David’s in connection with the new solar project. “Works will begin June 26th until July 31st, Monday through Friday,” a spokesperson said. “Works will get underway at 9.30 a.m. and are expected to... Read more of this article

Solar Farm Should Be Operational In 2019

Solar Farm Should Be Operational In 2019

The solar farm at the airport finger is expected to begin construction in the late summer or early fall and it should be operational in the first quarter of 2019, according to Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban. Speaking in the House of Assembly today, Minister Roban said, “Monday, June 4 was an historic day for Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Finger’ Solar Power Project Signing

Video: ‘Finger’ Solar Power Project Signing

[Updated] Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban and Minister of Public Works Lt/Col. David Burch are holding a press conference this afternoon [June 4]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video of the press conference is below. Update: Speaking at today’s press conference, Minister Roban... Read more of this article

19 Invited To Bid On Airport Solar Development

19 Invited To Bid On Airport Solar Development

The RFQ process for the solar project at the airport finger yielded 29 submissions, 19 met the criteria and were invited to bid, with the project attracting potential bidders from Bermuda, Canada, Spain, USA, Germany, UK and Australia. This was stated by the Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons in the House of Assembly today [Feb 3], who... Read more of this article

Tender Process To Build Solar Plant On ‘Finger’

Tender Process To Build Solar Plant On ‘Finger’

The Government issued an open call to pre-qualify companies seeking to participate in the tender process to build a solar power photo voltaic plant on the “Finger” by the airport, saying the tender process is “expected to establish the optimal price of solar power for this project through competitive bidding.” A Ministry spokesperson... Read more of this article

OBA Senator Fahy On Solar Plant Proposal

OBA Senator Fahy On Solar Plant Proposal

Senator Michael Fahy said the OBA are studying the plans to locate a solar panel plant at the Airport Finger “with great interest” saying “it seems on the surface a wonderful idea – a plan with great potential to significantly lower reliance on fossil fuel in Bermuda, reduce the energy monopoly, and lower greenhouse emissions.” Senator... Read more of this article

Local Solar Companies Awaiting Chance To Bid

Local Solar Companies Awaiting Chance To Bid

Following the news this morning [Sept 18] that Sol Invictus Holdings Ltd. has unveiled proposed plans for a solar panel system to be installed at the airport, Bermuda Engineering Company Ltd. confirmed that they submitted a proposal to construct a utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plant on the airport finger in November 2008. The Company said that... Read more of this article

Proposal Unveiled For Renewable Energy Plant

Proposal Unveiled For Renewable Energy Plant

[Updated] At a press conference today [Sept 18], Sol Invictus Holdings Ltd. founder and investor Tim Madeiros, CEO of AES Bermuda, unveiled proposed plans for a 27 megawatt ground-mount solar panel system to be installed at L.F. Wade International Airport on the section of land known as “The Finger.” The estimated annual energy production of the... Read more of this article