Public Consultation Begins on Draft Bermuda Plan 2018

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Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban today unveiled the Draft Bermuda Plan 2018 for public consultation. Speaking at a news conference Mr Roban said the plan calls for improved sidewalks around schools and "more farmers' markets that we hope will sell more healthy food". "Local food production i... Readmore

Minister Attends Final Day of Environmental Youth Conference

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Public Works Minister, Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch recently attended the final day of the two-day Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) biennial Environment Youth Conference. The theme of the event, held at the Bermuda Aquarium, Musuem & Zoo last week focused on 'The Importance of Preservi... Readmore

Energy Summit Seeks to Strengthen Bermuda’s Resilience

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The Department of Energy held the 2018 Energy Summit at the Hamilton Princess Hotel this week. Under the theme of 'Toward a Resilient Bermuda’,  the Summit was held in observance of CARICOM Energy Month, which is November. Present at the Summit were members of Government, representativ... Readmore

Environmentalists to Host Public Meeting on Bermuda’s Energy Future on Thursday

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Greenrock and BE Solar has joined forces to encourage Bermuda's public to get their views heard before a final decision is made on Bermuda's energy future. They will be hosting a public meeting this Thursday, November 8 at St Paul’s Centennial Hall in Hamilton from 5:30pm, A public discussio... Readmore

Regulatory Authority on Electricity Retail Tariff Review

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October 30, 2018: Hamilton, Bermuda – Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO) has been instructed by the Regulatory Authority (Authority) to initiate a rate review, which will assess all costs associated with producing and distributing electricity. This will result in an updated rate per kilowatt h... Readmore

RA: Feed-In Tariff Review Now in Progress

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The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda (Authority) has started the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) review process this week that will result in a FIT being set 2019. this follows the issuance fo the General Determination (GD) for the Feed-In which can be seen on the Authority’s website. A spokesperson sai... Readmore

US Consulate Participates in Island Clean Up Initiative

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In partnership with Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB), the US Consulate participated in a clean up initiative on October 19. US Consul General Constance Dierman and Consulate staff collected and disposed of trash, removed debris and recycled  items found at Blue Hole Park. Additionally, the Co... Readmore

RA: Public Consultation Period Extended For Bermuda’s Electricity Plan

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The public and electricity sector stakeholders have been granted extra time to submit comments on Bermuda's long-term electricity plan, known as the IRP, or Integrated Resource Plan. The public consultation period opened on October 2, inviting comments on the eight alternative generation proposal... Readmore

Beehive to be Removed From Arboretum Parking Lot on Monday

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At 6pm on Monday, September 24, "trained beekeepers and Parks crews will facilitate the removal of a bee hive at the Arboretum". A spokesperson said: ”The bee hive is located near the Arboretum parking lot, and the Parks Department is advising the public that there will be restricted access in ... Readmore

US Coast Guard in Bermuda to Discuss Oil Spill Response Plans

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Representatives from the United States Coast Guard are currently in Bermuda to assess how they could help in the event of a major oil spill. According to a statement released today, the visit stems from an agreement signed by both countries in 1976. Geoffrey Smith, an environm... Readmore