Canada isn’t usually considered a world leader when it comes to modern renewable energy. Its abundant big hydro, along with fossil energy resources, has made it a less than urgent priority over the past couple of decades. However, one area that has seen renewable energy flourish is in its education sector.
April 21, 2016
April 20, 2016
The BCSEA Vancouver Chapter held its second Pub Night event, on April 12th.
April 14, 2016
Note: This is another entry in the 'Solar on a Strata' blog series.
April 4, 2016
More than 160 B.C. businesses have signed the following open letter calling on the B.C.
April 1, 2016
Last month in downtown Vancouver, BC took a modest step toward what could expand into a significant community renewable energy program.
March 28, 2016
March 25, 2016
BCSEA's 5 recommendations for a strong Climate Leadership Plan
March 17, 2016
BCSEA Victoria Chapter held an amazing Webinar Viewing Event at the Canoe Pub in Victoria.
March 16, 2016
The recent announcement that electric vehicles (EVs) will be allowed in HOV lanes seemed to provoke a number of negative comments from traditional car drivers.
March 15, 2016
The Kamloops Chapter of the BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) is excited to announce a new exhibition which will highlight and celebrate people who use sustainable energy resources and func
March 15, 2016
BCSEA Vancouver Chapter brought together members, volunteers, the public and its steering committee for the first of its monthly pub nights!
March 14, 2016
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) will soon showcase a transformative new “solar roadway” technology, so new that it may be the first in Canada.
March 11, 2016
As I outlined last week in my article, Fun with Numbers: Shaking the Fossil Fuel Addiction, four-fifths of BC’s energy needs are currently met by fossil fuel energy.
February 29, 2016
There has been a lot in the news recently about the need to address climate change and reduce our carbon emissions, in BC, in Canada and around the world.
February 23, 2016
BC Sustainable Energy Association and Sierra Club BC having been weighing in on the future of FortisBC Energy Inc.’s Renewable Natural Gas program at the BC utilities commission. Renewable natural gas is a non-fossil fuel alternative to fossil-fuel natural gas that FEI customers can voluntarily purchase. In this article I’ll explain how the renewable natural program works, and then highlight the debate at the utilities commission.
February 16, 2016
For the third time running, BCSEA Okanagan entered into the Vernon Winter Fair Parade this year. With this year's theme being Mardi Gras, they turned heads with their floats of 8 electric vehicles and their costumes, decked out in beads, glitz and glam.
February 15, 2016
Today the Energy Forum, a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations of which BCSEA is proud to be a part of, released a letter to the Premier of B.C. calling for an ambitious Climate Leadership Plan that transitions the province away from fossil fuels and incorporates the Climate Leadership Team recommendations.
February 9, 2016
Last August, we urgently appealed to you, our members, to show the government your support for effective action on climate change. The B.C. government had called for public comments on what should be in an updated B.C. Climate Leadership Plan (“CLP”), and the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris (“COP 21”) created the expectation (since confirmed) of a growing global consensus that all the world needs to act urgently to minimize harmful climate change.
January 28, 2016
Battery powered electric vehicles are a hot topic in British Columbia.
January 27, 2016
The Victoria AGM was held on January 7, 2016.