Like Bermuda, Barbados is an island with a single utility company monopoly, so it makes sense for Bermuda to learn from Barbados' successes and failures in deploying clean renewable energy.

"For Barbadians, the cost savings from solar are becoming too obvious to miss. A thermal water heater, which retails for $2.300, pays for itself in lower electricity bills in under two years."

"The bottom line is that alternative energies already cost a lot less (when their hidden costs are factored in) than conventionally produced power. That this reality is not yet reflected in the real world price for energy is the fault of a political system which favors a dirty and dangerous technology of the past over the clean energy future which is already here. And here to stay."

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