Government has pulled the plug on the Solar Photovoltaic Systems Rebate Initiative (SPRI) that offered residents up to $5,000 for installing solar panels in their homes.The scheme was introduced in 2009 to encourage home-owners to use renewable energy sources, and was referenced in the 2011 Energy White Paper as one of Government's strategies to get Bermuda to generate 30% of electricity by renewable energy by 2020.
Greenrock feels that Bermuda needs to start taking global climate change seriously. The rising sea level will have an impact on Bermuda, particularly on our lowest lying area: the airport. We all know how vital that is for our lifestyle. In addition the intensity of hurricanes and other storms will increase with increased day to day disruption. However these are only the most obvious effects.
Bermuda is a beautiful, tame island, known for its pink beaches, golf-courses and of course, our Bermuda shorts. But if you put your head under the water it is a different world. Crazy coral heads rise against a dark blue ocean which falls away quickly to 10,000ft depth and more. These coral heads are home to dozens of fish species: tiny damsel fish ....
Special thanks to everyone who made Earth Hour 2014 such a success.
This annual event is only made possible through hundreds of hours of hard work by dozens of committed individuals, and through the support of our Sponsoring Partners.