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Victoria

Victoria wows with 100% Renewables

BCSEA Victoria organized 2 events and partnered to organize the 5th annual Creatively United for the Planet festival which was held on April 16th and is billed as “North America’s largest non-profit Earth Week festival”.

Solar on a Strata - Spring Cleaning

Bucket and broom beside PV panels

Note: This is another entry in the 'Solar on a Strata' blog series.

When we installed the panels on Central Park, we expected to clean them annually at the same time as windows and skylights. 

The panels have a type of glass designed to shed dust, and generally the rains have kept them pretty clean, with the exception of a few bird droppings. 

B.C. businesses support a stronger carbon tax

More than 160 B.C. businesses have signed the following open letter calling on the B.C. government to commit to strengthening the province’s carbon tax as part of the Climate Leadership Plan, due out this spring.

Clean Energy through Communities with BC Hydro's Micro-SOP Program

Last month in downtown Vancouver, BC took a modest step toward what could expand into a significant community renewable energy program.

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BC Hydro unveiled what it calls its Micro- Standing Offer Program, or Micro-SOP to a room full of independent power developers, first nations representatives and energy policy people.

BCSEA's Climate Leadership Plan Recommendations

BCSEA's 5 recommendations for a strong Climate Leadership Plan
 

BCSEA's recommendations ensure a government that is committed to combatting climate change, one that revives B.C.'s status as a Climate Leader. We urge British Columbians to give their input. The Government has extended the deadline for public consultation until noon on April 8th.

Give the B.C. Government your input by clicking here.

 

BCSEA Victoria Webinar Pub Event!

image2.jpgBCSEA Victoria Chapter held an amazing Webinar Viewing Event at the Canoe Pub in Victoria.

Fun with numbers: Shaking the fossil fuel addiction

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.

Electricity is in the air, and on the roads

Battery powered electric vehicles are a hot topic in British Columbia.

BCSEA Victoria Chapter AGM

The Victoria AGM was held on January 7, 2016.

Ali Grovue, BCSEA Executive Director, kicked off the meeting describing the overall provincial status of BCSEA, and the connection to the local chapters. Marion Pape, Chair of the Victoria Chapter, then gave an overview of last year's work and introduced the 2016 steering committee. Denise Stocco then gave a short-but-sweet overview of the finances for Victoria Chapter.

Journey to the Future Book Launch

BCSEA Victoria chapter hosted the book launch for Guy Dauncey’s new work of fiction “Journey to the Future” on January 23, 2016, in James Bay.

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