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You created this mess – fix it!

Letters to the Editor – The Royal Gazette – October 4, 2023 Dear Sir, The latest Belco newsletter had a grenade hidden under the usual cotton candy: “… the Fuel Adjustment Rate will increase from the existing rate of 16.513 […]

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Closed-door policy not a good look for Government

Letters to the Editor The Royal Gazette, Jan. 19, 2023 By Kim Smith, Executive Director, BEST Dear Sir, When I saw the Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda statement about efforts to get the Government’s attention over its request for a meeting […]

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Environmental charity questions wave power deal

Green campaigners have hit out at a “conflict of interest” over a controversial Government deal with an energy firm to bring tidal power to Bermuda. The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce said the contract with Seabased to develop a wave energy […]

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Minister Roban Joins Regional Energy Meeting

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban joined key regional stakeholders at a meeting “to introduce a plan to galvanize the region in overcoming the barriers it faces toward a resilient, greener, and lower-cost energy future. ” A Government spokesperson said, […]

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St George’s solar proposal criticised for greenfield site plan

A proposal to erect a solar farm in St George’s has got mixed reviews from environmental groups because of its plan to use of undeveloped land. The planning application, submitted to the Department of Planning earlier this month, proposed a […]

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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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