Tag Archive for 'Guernsey electricity'

Essential maintenance to GJ1 Jersey – Guernsey electricity cable

May 17th, 2017 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity switched off the cable importing electricity from France in early May 2017 to undertake essential maintenance work to the Channel Islands Electricity Grid. The planned maintenance should take about two weeks to complete. It will include work in the Barkers Quarry substation, as well as complementary work on the grid in Jersey and France. After two […]

Guernsey Community Awards are at St James on 4 November 2015

September 4th, 2015 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation’s annual Community Awards return to St James Concert and Assembly Hall on Wednesday 4 November 2015. The Community Awards celebrate the local charities, organisations, groups, individuals and businesses who work tirelessly to raise money and embark on community projects for the benefit of others, across the Bailiwick of Guernsey and further […]

Channel Islands Electricity Grid strengthened with new agreement

May 29th, 2013 by Jersey Electricity plc

Guernsey Electricity Ltd and Jersey Electricity Plc have signed an agreement to share the cost and capacity of the £70 million Normandie 3 project to install a third 100 MW interconnector from Jersey to France which is due to be installed in 2015. The agreement was signed in Jersey on 29 May 2013 by Chris Ambler, […]

Sales of Guernsey Electricity’s 2013 calendar of Bailiwick scenes to raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice

November 27th, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Les Bourgs Hospice is set to reap the benefits of Guernsey Electricity staff’s artistic endeavours from the sale of the company’s 2013 calendar. Staff were asked to take scenic photos of the Bailiwick and submit their favourites to the competition. The best were included in the 2013 charity calendar with all money raised going to […]

Guernsey Electricity Ltd promotes solar energy for your home

November 22nd, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity Ltd sells solar thermal panels to produce hot water and photovoltaic panels to produce electricity.  Call Guernsey Electricity’s Energy Team on 200700 to get started with renewable energy for your home.

Guernsey Electricity sells air source heat pumps & solar energy systems

November 22nd, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity Ltd. sells air source heat pumps, which can produce four times as much energy in heat as they consume in electricity. They are suitable for providing heat for central heating and for hot water, and they can be installed indoors or outdoors. Guernsey Electricity Ltd also sells solar thermal panels to provide hot […]

Guernsey electricity price to rise on 1 October 2012 to pay for higher on-island generation costs

September 15th, 2012 by Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has agreed to Guernsey Electricity’s application for a 9% tariff rise from 1 October 2012. Andrew Riseley, CICRA Chief Executive, said that the cable failures had been the main catalyst for the necessary rise. “Although a price rise of this size is not ideal there are extenuating […]

Guernsey’s faulty undersea electricity cable recovered for repair

August 3rd, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Specialist cable repair engineers working alongside Channel Islands Electricity Grid engineers on board the Team Oman recovered the faulty section of the undersea cable that runs between Guernsey and Jersey. Guernsey Electricity director Sally-Ann David said “working overnight and using a remotely operated vehicle,

Earth Hour 2012 is from 8.30 to 9.30 pm on Saturday 31 March

March 8th, 2012 by WWF

From Times Square to the Sydney Opera House, Brunei to Lithuania, the tallest building on the planet to an Inuit igloo, the world will once again celebrate the largest voluntary action for the environment as the lights switch off for Earth Hour, on 31 March 2012. Earth Hour has grown from a one-city initiative in […]

States of Guernsey appoints former Guernsey Electricity Engineering Director as Energy Policy Advisor

March 2nd, 2012 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

The States of Guernsey has appointed former Guernsey Electricity Engineering Director Steve Morris as its Energy Policy Advisor. Mr Morris, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the energy industry, now has the task of developing a range of initiatives that help meet the strategic requirements of the States’ Energy Resource Plan, which is […]