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.

KEMH SolarThe 1000 sq ft solar panel system installed on the roof of the new Acute Care Wing of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital is now the island’s largest solar panel system, a spokesperson said today.

“The state of the art solar plant installed by Bermuda Engineering Co. Ltd [BE Solar] for Paget Health Services comprises nearly 1000 square feet of panels to capture the energy of the sun and use it to heat water,” BHB added.

Tesla Elon MuskNews this week, from opposite ends of the planet, that points to the convulsion of change about to hit the global economy. The first report came from Palo Alto, California, headquarters of the Tesla electric car company. Tesla's car produces no carbon emissions (so long as the electricity that charges its batteries is also low carbon).

Nice coverage of Greenrock's Savings for Seniors project in today's End to End supplement of the Royal Gazette.

Savings for Seniors helps senior citizens to reduce their electricity bills. The project is a partnership between Greenrock and Age Concern and was made possible by a generous grant in 2013 from Catlin End-to-End Bermuda.

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.

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...

EH2014 Facebook Profile PicOne of the Island’s leading insurance companies has pledged its support for an initiative aimed at raising awareness about the environment.

The Colonial Group will turn off all its lights for an hour at its Reid Street offices in the run-up to Earth Hour on Saturday, March 29.

potato powerWith a simple trick, the humble spud can be made into a battery, so could potato powered homes catch on?

Mashed, boiled, baked or fried? You probably have a preference for your potatoes. Haim Rabinowitch, however, likes his spuds “hacked”.

KBB 2013 Environmental Partner AwardGreenrock works hard to promote sustainable living in Bermuda, and we're proud of our track record of working closely and collaboratively with like-minded organisations. It's very meaningful to us when that hard work is acknowledged.

At their recent annual general meeting, KBB's Environmental Partner Award was presented to Greenrock. Thanks KBB!

savings for seniors bdasunA new project jointly provided by Age Concern and Greenrock has seen seniors saving money on their energy bills.

Savings for Seniors has been beneficial for seniors as well as the environment, according to project manager and Greenrock volunteer Mike Kisala.

For one hour later this month people across Bermuda are being asked to demonstrate that they care about the environment.

For a lifetime after that, people are being urged to show a commitment to creating a legacy for their children and their children's children.

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