||2011 Bermuda Energy White Paper: A National Energy Transition |
The Bermuda Government is pleased to announce the release of Bermuda's first national energy policy, the 2011 Bermuda Energy White Paper: A National Energy Transition. The purpose of this is white paper is to provide a 9 year plan of how the Government will reduce fossil fuel dependency, establish greater energy security and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions below 10 metric tonnes CO2 equivalent per capita by 2020. Everyone in our community has a role to play in realising the goals outlined in the white paper, and we invite you to download your copy here.
||Find out how to reduce your energy bills |
The Department of Energy has just produced a new range of energy efficiency fact sheets, which contain straightforward advice on the best ways to reduce your expenditure on energy and reduce your reliance on polluting fossil-fuels that contribute toward climate change. Whether you are buying a new air conditioner or interested in how to best operate your vehicle , make sure you view the relevant fact sheet on the energy efficiency page of this website.
||Thinking about Renewable Energy for your property? |
Renewable energy systems can stabilise your energy costs and reduce your reliance on electricity generated from polluting fossil-fuels that contribute toward climate change. The Department of Energy has just released a new set of renewable energy guides, which should answer many of the questions you may have regarding renewable energy for your property. These guides can be found on the renewable energy page of this website.
||Public Opinion Survey on Energy |
A public opinion survey on energy was commissioned by the Department of Energy in March 2010 to inform policy development and ensure the public’s voice is heard as the Government works towards a more sustainable energy future for Bermuda. To assist students, researchers, businesses and anyone else with an interest in the energy sector in Bermuda the full survey report may be downloaded here.
||Customs Duty Reductions |
The import duty rates of various energy efficient and renewable energy products have been reduced to encourage their adoption in Bermuda. Click here to view the list.
||Energy Act 2009 |
The Energy Act 2009 was created to provide a basic framework for the regulation of energy in Bermuda by transferring authority for the regulation of electricity pricing from the Price Commission to the Energy Commission and providing the Minister responsible for the Department of Energy with authority over the licencing of the production and sale of specified energy commodities. The Energy Act 2009 may be downloaded here.
||Bermuda Energy Green Paper 2009 |
The Energy Green Paper was one of the Department of Energy's first steps in developing Bermuda's National Energy Policy. You can download it here.