Tag Archive for 'Guernsey electricity'

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 […]

Guernsey Electricity prices to rise by 2.5 percent on 1 April 2012

March 1st, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity has announced that from 1 April 2012 electricity prices will increase by 2.5%. The increase to tariffs was agreed with the Office of Utility Regulation (OUR) in September 2011. Managing director Alan Bates said that the increase was to recover costs incurred by the company under previous price controls that ended in March […]

Guernsey Electricity Director Sally Ann David speaks about Guernsey’s renewable energy opportunities

November 7th, 2011 by Sally-Ann David

Guernsey is well placed to develop renewable energy resources, through technical know-how, financing and support, and importantly through the availability of a local resource. However, Guernsey may have to moderate its expectations, decide how fast to deploy the technology and, essentially, decide how it can be afforded.

Guernsey Electricity working to reduce water use

March 31st, 2011 by Richard Lord

Guernsey Electricity Ltd is currently one of Guernsey Water‘s largest customers, but the electricity utility is striving to reduce water use. The company’s older diesel power station, C station, has open circuit cooling.  C station produces the cloud of steam seen from The Bridge in St. Sampson. The older diesel power station uses 0.88 cubic […]

C.I. Group of Professional Engineers to tour Guernsey Electricity Ltd. on 8 June 2011

January 22nd, 2011 by Events

The Channel Islands Group of Professional Engineers (CIGPE) have organised a site visit to Guernsey Electricity Ltd on 8 June 2011. The tour will include a close-up inspection of the generation plant (gas turbines and slow speed diesel engines) and an overview of the electricity distribution network. The evening will conclude with a visit to […]

Increase in demand fuels pressure on Guernsey electricity prices

November 5th, 2010 by Office of Utility Regulation

The Office of Utility Regulation (OUR) has warned that there is pressure to increase electricity bills from April 2011 when a new price control for Guernsey Electricity takes effect. ‘Since the last price control there have been periods of colder than normal weather and volatile international energy prices, while certain energy services have grown in […]

E-Si micro-renewable energy exhibition and seminar at the OGH Hotel, St Peter Port on 11 November 2010

October 18th, 2010 by Events

On 11 November 2010 E-Si Limited is hosting a micro-renewable energy exhibition and seminar at the OGH Hotel in St Peter Port, Guernsey.  The exhibition begins at 4 pm and the seminar begins at 8 pm. Andrew Hillier and Andrew Sheldon of Ice Energy UK will be attending as well as Alan Bates, MD of […]

Guernsey Electricity Ltd. adopts vehicle of the future

August 4th, 2010 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity has taken another step to reduce its carbon footprint by adding a new electric van to its fleet of service vehicles. A new Citroën Nemo van, which has been converted to electric drive by Guernsey based firm the Electric Vehicles Company, is being trialled at Guernsey Electricity. The vehicle runs on a 15kW […]

Student Sponsored by Guernsey Electricity to tackle low carbon energy

July 19th, 2010 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Sponsorship from Guernsey Electricity means Elizabeth College student Christopher Galpin will be attending the Smallpeice Trust low carbon energy challenge at Newcastle University. The world is facing up to the challenge of finding alternative energy sources and this event encourages young people to the study power that can be derived from the environment such as […]

Guernsey Electricity Ltd. earns a Green Apple Award in recognition of the work of the company’s environmental champions.

July 1st, 2010 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity has been presented with a Green Apple Award in recognition of the work of the company’s environmental champions.  The Green Apple Award is an award of The Green Organisation, which “is an independent environment group dedicated to promoting the positive side of environmental endeavour.”  The Green Apple Awards are offered for several categories […]