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Offshore wind farm planned

Bermuda’s electricity sector regulator has opted against natural gas as a principal generation fuel and in favour of an offshore wind farm and more solar power. Details were released yesterday by the Regulatory Authority in the island’s first Integrated Resource […]

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Belco’s only wind concession is hot air

I was interested to read recent exchanges between Bermudian supporters of renewable energy who identified the availability of wind data from various sources. I share a real concern at the talk of the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda finalising the integrated […]

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Who are the likely bidders for Ascendant?

Ascendant Group Ltd is looking for a buyer among a select group of companies. Who those prospective new owners are and how many they number, Ascendant has declined to say. However, names of potential acquirers have surfaced from a source […]

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A different perspective on energy

Opinion, by Nick Hutchings, BEST Energy Committee It is sometimes good to look beyond the shores of our tiny island to gain some perspective on important issues such as energy. The excellent article in the Deloitte Insight titled Global Renewable Energy […]

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An energy voyage with no shortage of icebergs

Opinion by Nick Hutchings, BEST Energy Committee If Belco’s integrated resource plan proposal is anything to go by, the utility is steering a Titanic-like course through a sea of ice. Iceberg No 1: energy efficiency and conservation. Belco has built its […]

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Warnings to heed from those who should know

By Nick Hutchings, BEST Energy Committee While there are still some people who do not believe climate change is caused by human activity, very few will deny that the climate is changing and that we must adapt to the new […]

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The Bermuda Better Energy Plan

We have carried out extensive research and developed a Better Energy Plan for Bermuda. There is more work to be done if the regulator and BELCO are to adopt its recommendations so it can make a real difference. Please support […]

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Ten days to make our voices heard on the future of Bermuda’s energy

By Sir John Swan, Michael Murphy –  As I do periodically with regard to technical matters concerning the future and economic wellbeing of the island, I was recently discussing with my good friend, Mike Murphy, an issue that affects every […]

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BEST practice for our energy future

In a report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released on October 8, the world’s leading climate scientists warned that there is only a dozen years for global warming to be capped at a maximum of 1.5C. […]

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