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Electric vehicles (EVs) are nothing new. The first electric carriage was invented back in the 1830s, and by the 1900s commercial EVs like platform trucks and the British milk float were common. Fast forward to the present, and EVs are becoming mainstream – all the major car manufacturers are developing new models. 

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A Speech to the Hamilton Rotary Club, September 9, 2008

On September 9, 2008, Greenrock President Andrew Vaucrosson delivered a speech to the members of the Hamilton Rotary Club and the local press. In it, he outlined the principles and importance of sustainable development in Bermuda, and discussed some of Greenrock's current and future initiatives. He also encouraged those attending to get involved in helping to develop Government's policies and to make changes of their own for a sustainable future ...

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With hydrogen such a long way off and pure electric vehicles still having some significant limitations, biofuels are increasingly being seen as an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels that can be introduced now and remain through the short to long term.

Biodiesel is the only alternative fuel to have fully completed the health effects testing requirements of the Clean Air Act. The use of biodiesel in a conventional diesel engine results in substantial reduction of unburned hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and particulate matter when compared to emissions from petroleum diesel fuel. In addition, the exhaust emissions of sulfur oxides and sulfates (major components of acid rain) from biodiesel are essentially eliminated compared to diesel. (Source: www.biodiesel.org)

With the ability of all diesel cars to run on biodiesel mixed at 5 per cent with standard diesel without any modification or warranty problems there is a clear benefit of using biodiesel in low percentage blends.

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During this public consultation period of the 2008 Bermuda (Development) Plan Draft, Greenrock encourages all Bermudians to review the document. Greenrock will collect these public opinions so that they can be presented to the Department of Planning.

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Greenrock’s Response - April 9, 2008

Greenrock is pleased by the swap of Southlands for Morgan’s Point and believes this compromise truly represents a ‘win-win-win’ scenario for all the parties involved in this deal:

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