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Call for applications: BCSEA Board Treasurer

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:  BCSEA BOARD TREASURER

APPLICATIONS DUE May 30,  2020

BCSEA’s Board of Directors is currently recruiting for the position of Treasurer. We are looking for someone with both the passion for sustainable energy, and the training in accounting and financial planning, with experience in charitable organizations to serve a vital function within our organization.  If this sounds like you, please read on for more information and how to apply.

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BCSEA and COVID-19

March 17, 2020
British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association

British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association and COVID-19

The BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) has been following recent developments regarding the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).  As an organization that hosts events or participates in public meetings and other gatherings, involving employees, contractors, members, and volunteers, the BCSEA is mindful of our responsibilities to not contribute to the potential spread of Covid-19.

BCSEA Supports Net Metering

March 13, 2020
Bill Andrews, Barrister and Solicitor

BCSEA Supports Net Metering

March 12, 2020

 

BCSEA filed its final argument today opposing BC Hydro’s application to the BC Utilities Commission to ban customers who propose “oversized generation” from joining the Net Metering program. For background, see

Okanagan Chapter - Task Force Meeting

Our first Okanagan Sustainable Energy Task Force Meeting is coming up and we are hoping to connect with our community in the central Okanagan region to discuss solutions from our fall forum, Powering Sustainable Energy.  The task force will be strategizing how we can positively impact the transition to 100% renewables in the Okanagan by 2030. There are so many ways. We need numbers of people from all walks of life to take on this challenge. Offer some time to the change, educate ourselves and others by talking with the city councils and helping one another live the necessary change.

Victoria Chapter - Update on Government Action

Happy new year from the Victoria Chapter team!

Our first event for 2020 will be an update on government action to cut transportation emissions. Dan Clancy from the Clean Transportation Branch will address Zero-Emission Vehicles, the Clean Energy Vehicle Program and the Specialty Use Vehicle Incentive Program. Get the inside scoop and ask questions.

COMMITMENT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE KOOTENAYS

COMMITMENT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE KOOTENAYS

The Kootenay region of British Columbia, renowned for the many beautiful mountains and lakes, has long been environmentally conscious.  This came to the forefront in 2016 when SunMine – Canada’s largest solar project and largest solar tracking system – opened on an old mining site near Kimberley earning nationwide attention.

BCSEA Message from the Board Chair Jonathan Ho

December 12, 2019
BCSEA

Season's Greetings!  We recently concluded our Annual General Meeting and heard about a lot of our success stories at the Provincial and Chapter levels.  You can see the slide deck from the AGM on our website for more details, but the bottom line is that we have taken a lot of action in 2019 towards achieving our goal of 100% sustainably powered British Columbia. 

BCSEA 2019 Annual General Meeting

November 23, 2019
British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association

November 23, 2019 BCSEA Annual General Meeting

Read more to learn about what BCSEA accomplished during 2019 and the goals for 2020!

 

EV's Are Popping Up Everywhere

EV's are Popping Up Everywhere

(By Bill Andrews, Barrister & Solicitor representing BCSEA in BCUC proceedings)

City Builder Climate Webinar Series: City of Vancouver Spotlight

City Builder Climate Series:

We're sorry that you were not able to attend City Builder Climate Webinar Series: City of Vancouver Spotlight. We hope you’ll watch the video recording of the webinar - the next best thing to being there.

Here are the links to the webinar recording and the presentation slides. Please feel free to share them with your network, and stay tuned for news of our next webinar in the City Builder Climate Series.