Gorhams SolarBusinesses that put solar-generated electricity into the Belco grid are finally to be paid for their power.

Belco CEO Walter Higgins yesterday revealed that the firm's proposal to the Energy Commission to set up a temporary pay back scheme had been approved.

Elliot Grounds CleanupLast month, at the height of our summer season, our 'Greenrock Says' described some "low impact" ways to help the environment – and probably your wallet as well: buying in bulk, increasing recycling, using less gasoline, turning down our AC and thereby reducing electricity. Did it all make sense? Did you give it a try?

August update on Eco-Schools from Programme Manager Abbie Caldas.

At the close of the 2013/2014 school year, we have successfully engaged with eight schools to reach step 2 of 7 within the Eco-Schools framework.

In the winter, we participated in various public outreach events: presenting at Pecha Kucha, visiting a school's Earth Hour event, and participating in BZS's Environmental Youth Conference.

2014-07-01-solarpowerbarbados-thumb1"Energy independence is not just temporarily producing enough of our own fossil fuels to get by. Real energy independence is freeing ourselves from the addiction to the fossil fuels which are destroying our environment and leaving our economy a hostage to events beyond our borders."

This statement is taken from a recent article in the Huffington Post entitled Why Tiny Barbados Is Beating Us on the Road to Green Energy.

Below is a video of the Pecha Kucha Bermuda Presentation given by Greenrock's Eco-Schools Programme Manager, Abbie Caldas on Feb 20, 2014.

The presentation transcript is available for download here.

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