SPRI CanceledGovernment has pulled the plug on the Solar Photovoltaic Systems Rebate Initiative (SPRI) that offered residents up to $5,000 for installing solar panels in their homes.The scheme was introduced in 2009 to encourage home-owners to use renewable energy sources, and was referenced in the 2011 Energy White Paper as one of Government's strategies to get Bermuda to generate 30% of electricity by renewable energy by 2020.

Greenrock feels that Bermuda needs to start taking global climate change seriously. The rising sea level will have an impact on Bermuda, particularly on our lowest lying area: the airport. We all know how vital that is for our lifestyle. In addition the intensity of hurricanes and other storms will increase with increased day to day disruption. However these are only the most obvious effects.

gordon rotary eh2014Ahead of the globally observed Earth Hour this Saturday, local sustainability advocacy group Greenrock is calling on residents to join in on the largest global action against climate change.

Earth Hour 2014 will be observed between 8:30 and 9:30pm this weekend, with more than 7,000 cities and 150 countries expected to ‘go dark’ by dousing the lights in their homes and businesses.

ThanksEarth Small1Special thanks to everyone who made Earth Hour 2014 such a success.

This annual event is only made possible through hundreds of hours of hard work by dozens of committed individuals, and through the support of our Sponsoring Partners. 

Eleven local retailers have joined forces to offer discounts to shoppers during a day of activities organized to support Bermuda's observance of Earth Hour.

Hamilton Declaration SigningBermuda is a beautiful, tame island, known for its pink beaches, golf-courses and of course, our Bermuda shorts. But if you put your head under the water it is a different world. Crazy coral heads rise against a dark blue ocean which falls away quickly to 10,000ft depth and more. These coral heads are home to dozens of fish species: tiny damsel fish ....

GWA 2014 Winners

Each year, Greenrock recognizes all types of businesses, organizations and individuals for their environmental and sustainability efforts.

We're proud to announce the winners of our 2013 Green Workplace Awards.

WWE champion john layfieldFormer WWE champion and Bermuda resident John Layfield is urging people to turn out in force to show support for Earth Hour today.

Mr Layfield, who founded Beyond Rugby Bermuda, a partnership between the Family Center and Bermuda Rugby Football Union, to give children a better environment in which to do well.

rebecca-faulkenberry-280x1861[Updated] Bermudian Broadway star Rebecca Faulkenberry will headline an event in Hamilton to mark Earth Hour on March 29, 2014, helping to remind Bermudians about the importance of reducing our reliance on fossil fuels.

Ms. Faulkenberry, who played Mary Jane Watson in the Broadway smash hit Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, has agreed to perform some songs from the musical on March 29 alongside co-star...

EH SpidermanWith Spider-Man designated as the superhero ambassador for this year's global observance of Earth Hour, children in Bermuda are being invited to come to Saturday's Earth Hour activities in Hamilton dressed as their favourite superhero.

And the first 25 children who arrive at City Hall in costume will each receive a young cedar tree, donated by SOS Bermuda, a local charity whose mission is to protect the Island's open spaces.

natural-gas-investmentBermuda should not be investing in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) today.

BELCO needs to replace its aging diesel fuel oil generators and we should seize this opportunity to invest in a way that will reduce our dependence on environmentally, financially and politically uncertain fossil fuel, and be of benefit to the island today and 30 years in the future.

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