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Green Energy Firm To Lease Solar Panels

Green energy: Leasing solar panels is now an option A green energy firm is to lease solar panels to homeowners — a first for Bermuda. The offer from Alternative Energy Systems (AES) allows domestic users to get six solar panels installed with no upfront cost. AES CEO Tim Madeiros said: “In the past year, we’ve…
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Power Fromt The Sun Astonishes Gosling’s

A solar energy system installed at Gosling’s headquarters has already made a bigger than expected impact, according to the company’s CEO. Nancy Gosling said photovoltaic panels installed at the company’s Hamilton headquarters were able to produce enough energy in two days to power a medium-sized home for a month more than 1,100 Kilowatt hours (kWh).…
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AES Receives SUNPOWER Award

Alternative Energy Systems (Bermuda) Ltd has announced it has received the SunPower Commercial Dealer of the Year award for its outstanding performance as a SunPower dealer in 2012 in the Mid-Atlantic and South East region. California-based SunPower Corp designs, manufactures and delivers residential, business, government and utility solar panel systems, and includes more than 2,000…
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AES Unveils Proposal: Solar Above Bulls Head

Alternative Energy Systems [Bermuda] Ltd. [AES] released its proposed plans for a 1.12MW solar array above the top level of Bulls Head Car Park, which would incorporate the island’s first electric car charging stations for motorists who purchase electric cars and would like to re-charge at the car park. AES said, “The system would feed directly…
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Solar Power Plant Proposed For Island

Plans for a new, large scale solar power plant were unveiled yesterday, promising an alternative to a proposed expansion of Belco. Tim Madeiros, CEO and operations director for Sol Invictus, said their proposal could also create 200 jobs during its construction, 95 percent of which would be filled by Bermudians. Detailing the project yesterday, Mr Madeiros…
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Gosling’s to Install Biggest Commercial System

Wine and spirit distributor Gosling’s is set to install the largest commercial solar panel system in Bermuda to date. Local company Alternative Energy Systems (AES) has been awarded the contract to engineer, design, supply and install a 570-panel photovoltaic (PV) solar energy system to generate electricity at its head office in Hamilton. The panels will…
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Ex-CIA Boss, Woolsey Tells Bermuda to go Solar

Bermuda needs to end its dependence on high-priced imported oil for its power and fuel needs. That was the message from James Woolsey, the former director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, as he spoke at Business Bermuda’s AGM yesterday. He suggested solar power was the way to go, while ethanol and methanol were other…
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AES to Install Second Phase of Solar at Gorham’s

Alternative Energy Systems (Bermuda) Ltd. (AES) yesterday announces it has been given approval by Gorham’s True Value Home Centre to complete the second installation of the photovoltaic solar energy system to generate electricity at its store in Pembroke. The second phase of installation will consist of an additional 86 kilowatts of capacity that combined with…
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New Energy Policy

Bermuda’s nine-year plan for a new energy policy was yesterday unveiled, as Government released the White Paper on Energy. Drafting of the long-anticipated policy document began with the creation of the Department of Energy in April 2008. Environment, Planning and Infrastructure Minister Walter Roban warned that implementing its policies “will be extremely demanding, and will…
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AES & Butterfield Offer Solar Panel Financing Deal

Alternative Energy Systems (AES) has teamed up with Butterfield Bank to offer the Island’s first financing deal for customers looking to install a SunPower photovoltaic (PV) solar energy system at their homes or businesses. For Butterfield mortgage customers, the loan will be added to the mortgage payment and amortised out with their current mortgage, up…
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