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Belco is facing a backlash from angry neighbours after another soot fallout.
Electricity

Belco facing backlash as residents claim another soot fallout has affected homes

Published
January 26, 2023
Belco is facing a backlash from angry neighbours after another soot fallout.
Efforts by Belco to restore power to tens of thousands of homes after Hurricane Fiona have been recognised with an award.
Electricity

Belco given award for response to power outages caused by Hurricane Fiona

Published
January 13, 2023
Efforts by Belco to restore power to tens of thousands of homes after Hurricane Fiona have been recognised with an award.
Receivers have been appointed at Horizon Communications with the aim of finding a buyer for the company. The firm provides high-speed internet access to business and domestic customers across the island.
Electronic Communications

Receivers appointed to find buyer for Horizon

Published
January 7, 2023
Receivers have been appointed at Horizon Communications with the aim of finding a buyer for the company. The firm provides high-speed internet access to business and domestic customers across the island.
Energy bills will come down from New Year’s Day for the average user, Belco has said.
Electricity

Electricity costs set to decrease from January 1, says Belco

Published
December 17, 2022
Energy bills will come down from New Year’s Day for the average user, Belco has said.
The Government has saved $42,000 in electricity costs since solar panels started operating on the roofs of the General Post Office and the Government Administration Building in June, MPs were told.
Electricity

Solar panels save government $42,000 in six months

Published
December 16, 2022
The Government has saved $42,000 in electricity costs since solar panels started operating on the roofs of the General Post Office and the Government Administration Building in June, MPs were told.
About a third of the $22 million being spent on an emergency stabilisation programme at Tynes Bay is going to Bermudian firms and workers, the Government has said.
Electricity

Bulk of $22m for Tynes Bay emergency repairs going overseas, senators told

Published
December 16, 2022
About a third of the $22 million being spent on an emergency stabilisation programme at Tynes Bay is going to Bermudian firms and workers, the Government has said.
A private company could establish a new, ten-megawatt solar farm in Castle Harbour, consisting of floating photovoltaic panels, it has emerged.
Electricity

Floating solar panels could be destined for Castle Harbour

Published
December 16, 2022
A private company could establish a new, ten-megawatt solar farm in Castle Harbour, consisting of floating photovoltaic panels, it has emerged.
A clean air advocacy group is questioning the timeline for the drafting of new clean air laws aimed at curbing pollution, saying it has received mixed messages from the Government.
Electricity

Clean air group wants a seat at the table to discuss legislation

Published
November 28, 2022
A clean air advocacy group is questioning the timeline for the drafting of new clean air laws aimed at curbing pollution, saying it has received mixed messages from the Government.
Niall Sheehy has replaced Frank Amaral as the chief executive of One Communications.
Electronic Communications

Frank Amaral steps down as One Communications CEO

Published
November 25, 2022
Niall Sheehy has replaced Frank Amaral as the chief executive of One Communications.
The Regulatory Authority has requested that Belco submit a proposal for an updated Integrated Resource Plan that will decide the future of the island’s electricity generation.
Electricity

Belco given more time to respond to island’s energy plan

Published
November 25, 2022
The Regulatory Authority has requested that Belco submit a proposal for an updated Integrated Resource Plan that will decide the future of the island’s electricity generation.
Digicel Business Bermuda has made donations to two local charities — Vision Bermuda and Open Airways.
Electronic Communications

Digicel donates to Vision Bermuda and Open Airways

Published
November 18, 2022
Digicel Business Bermuda has made donations to two local charities — Vision Bermuda and Open Airways.
Spending approval will be sought by the Ministry of Home Affairs for a $500,000 scheme – announced four months ago – to hand out LED light bulbs to families.
Electricity

Spending for LED light bulbs set to go to Cabinet for approval

Published
November 15, 2022
Spending approval will be sought by the Ministry of Home Affairs for a $500,000 scheme – announced four months ago – to hand out LED light bulbs to families.
Belco has failed to confirm or deny whether there are levels of air contaminants surrounding its Pembroke plant that exceed the UK limits with which Bermuda aims to align under new air quality laws.
Electricity

Belco fails to respond to estimates it fails proposed air quality standards

Published
November 14, 2022
Belco has failed to confirm or deny whether there are levels of air contaminants surrounding its Pembroke plant that exceed the UK limits with which Bermuda aims to align under new air quality laws.
Belco has defended exceeding the UK Air Quality Objective for emissions and said the company had adhered to local laws.
Electricity

Belco defends exceeding UK emissions objective

Published
November 2, 2022
Belco has defended exceeding the UK Air Quality Objective for emissions and said the company had adhered to local laws.
Bermuda’s environmental watchdog is to call on the Minister of Home Affairs to reconsider the decision to defund the Government’s air quality monitoring programme.
Electricity

Watchdog calls for restoration of air-monitoring equipment

Published
September 26, 2022
Bermuda’s environmental watchdog is to call on the Minister of Home Affairs to reconsider the decision to defund the Government’s air quality monitoring programme.
This may not be electrifying news to island residents, but Bermuda has been found to be the most expensive place in the world to run appliances.
Electricity

Bermuda leads the world in the cost of electricity

Published
September 26, 2022
This may not be electrifying news to island residents, but Bermuda has been found to be the most expensive place in the world to run appliances.
Digicel Business has launched new rates for mobile business plans affecting corporate customers.
Electronic Communications

Digicel has new mobile plan rates for business

Published
September 1, 2022
Digicel Business has launched new rates for mobile business plans affecting corporate customers.
The RA is to be given authority to ensure that fuel prices are “fair and transparent” so that the consumer is better protected, according to proposed government legislation.
Fuel
RA

Watchdog to get powers to ensure fair fuel prices

Published
August 30, 2022
The RA is to be given authority to ensure that fuel prices are “fair and transparent” so that the consumer is better protected, according to proposed government legislation.
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