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Westcot Elementary wins the Cool It! Challenge for 2018/2019

June 13, 2019
Melanie Lazelle, Program Manager Cool - It!

We would like to congratulate the winning class for the 2018/19 Cool It! challenge in the District of West Vancouver: Sandra Kwan's grade 5 class from Westcot Elementary.

Saving BC Unicorns, This Time For Real

June 4, 2019
BCSEA Vancouver Chapter

Hi, I’m Karina, a somewhat shy but nonetheless enthusiastic high school student passionate about the environment. I’ve felt drawn to nature,and preserving it, my whole life. When I was in the first grade I found out that a forest near my house was going to be cut down to allow for the development of townhomes. To stop this frightening act, myself and my closest friends decided we would dress up as woodland creatures, make signs, and go to the build site for a protest. I chose to dress as my favorite woodland creature: a unicorn.

Renewable Energy - RE Royalties Webinar

Interview with Bernard Tan, CEO, RE Royalties

On April 16, 2019, the BCSEA hosted a webinar about How Renewable Energy Projects Get Financed with RE Royalties, a company that provides innovative finance solutions to renewable energy project leaders.

EN4S IS BORN

May 8, 2019
BCSEA Vancouver Chapter

Less than a year ago, in October of 2018, the BCSEA Vancouver Chapter gathered together 30 aspiring entrepreneurs for an event titled “HallowHacks” to find solutions to the sustainable energy challenges of today’s world. This two-day long team competition featured loud brainstorming sessions, resourceful mentors, top-tier competition judges, good food to fuel the brains, and of course, fabulous prizes to be won.

BC Hydro - Transmission Service Rate F2020 and F2021 Pricing Principles Extension - Granted by order G-39-19

May 7, 2019
Tom Hackney

The BC Utilities Commission, after consultation with stakeholders, has approved without hearing a two-year extension to the pricing principles for BC Hydro's Transmission Service Rate (TSR) (i.e. the two-tiered inclining block rate serving large industrial customers). 

The Power of Sustainable Investing - Afterthoughts & Video

On March 20th, the BCSEA Kamloops Chapter hosted an event called The Power of Sustainable Investing, in partnership with Transition Kamloops, Thompson Rivers University Sustainability Office and the speaker, Tim Nash. The session was highly informative, generating interest, excitement, and engaging discussion.  The 35 minutes talk (PowerPoint slides attached below), was followed by an equally well-received half an hour of Q&A.  About half of the seventy attendees stayed for a break-out session.

Harbour Air to add zero-emmission electric plane; aims to convert whole fleet

A transition from seaplane to e-plane is set to begin.

Harbour Air is embarking on what is believed to be a world first, adding an electric plane to its fleet — a zero-emission aircraft powered by a 750-horsepower electric motor.

The company has 42 planes and 12 routes, and operates from centres such as Victoria, Vancouver and Seattle. It is North America’s largest seaplane airline, serving 500,000 passengers on 30,000 commercial flights every year.

Tell BC Hydro what you think about Net Metering changes - Deadline April 2nd.

March 21, 2019
BC Hydro

Tell BC Hydro what you think about Net Metering changes — Deadline April 2nd

Hello members,

BC Hydro has an online survey to get stakeholders’ opinions about some specific changes to its Net Metering program:

 

Take Survey Now

 

South Vancouver Island Transportation Strategy Undermines BC's Climate Goals

Victoria, BC – Victorians for Transportation Choice (VTC) challenges the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to align its southern Vancouver Island transportation strategy with BC’s climate action goals, including legislated GHG reduction targets.

Natural Resources Canada - Indigenous Off-diesel Initiative

Reduce diesel and secure your remote community’s clean energy future.

Want to bring renewable energy to your Indigenous remote community? Become a Clean Energy Champion! Receive training and mentoring, and access up to $ 1.3 million to support your community in setting ambitious diesel reduction goals and begin implementing a clean energy plan in your community. Apply today and generate new opportunities!