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  • The fourth annual Bermuda Energy Summit was held on November 16th 2017.  Attendees included local and overseas energy industry stakeholders, local community and business leaders, Government officials and representatives from environmental advocacy groups. 

  • The Department of Energy is inviting public commentary on their consultation document - The National F

  • RFP Stage of the The Utility-Scale Solar PV Development Project at the LF Wade International Airport, Bermuda.

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  • Common household electronics such as computers typically account for 5–10% of your annual electricity consumption.

    Modern computers typically last for many years, so when you buy a new model you are committing to many years of energy costs.

  • Water heating accounts for about 18% of your home's energy use. Reducing your hot water use, employing energy-saving strategies, and choosing an energy efficient water heater for your home pool can help you reduce your monthly water heating bills.

  • There are two ways to reduce the amount of energy used for washing clothes—use less water and use cooler water. Unless you're dealing with oily stains, the warm or cold water setting on your machine will generally do a good job of cleaning your clothes.

  • Many modern vehicles last for 10–15 years, so when you purchase a new one you are committing to spend a lot of money on fuel.

  • Common household electronics such as televisions typically account for 5–10% of your annual electricity consumption.

    The expected lifetime of a modern television is 60,000 hours of use, so when you purchase a new model you are committing to many years of energy costs.

  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning together typically account for 40–50% of your annual electricity consumption.

    A space heater’s expected lifetime is 10–20 years, so when you purchase a new model you are committing to many years of energy costs.

  • Renewable energy systems such as solar hot water heaters, solar photovoltaic systems and Micro-Wind Turbines, can stabilize your energy costs and reduce your reliance on electricity generated from polluting fossil-fuels

  • Refrigeration typically accounts for 5-10% of your annual electricity consumption.

    A refrigerator’s expected lifetime is 15–20 years, so when you buy a new model you are committing to many years of energy costs.

  • Micro-wind turbines convert wind directly into electricity, which can be used within your home or fed back into the electrical grid. This guide contains important information that may be useful if you are considering purchasing a micro-wind turbine for your home or small business.

  • Lighting typically accounts for 10–15% of your annual electricity consumption. Fortunately, improving the efficiency of your home lighting systems is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to reduce electricity consumption and lower your electricity bill.

  • A central air conditioner consists of either a split-system unit or a packaged unit.

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