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Okanagan Chapter - 'Powering Sustainable Energy'

October 14, 2019
BCSEA Okanagan Chapter

On October 5, the 'Powering Sustainable Energy' forum and fair was well attended at the Vernon Public Library. The event, built excitement and enthusiasm with community members determined to propel the Okanagan to sustainable energy.  An energy task force will be struck along with a follow-up meeting in November.  Follow us here for more information.  Our sincere thanks to our co-sponsors, the City of Vernon and Okanagan Regional Library

Kamloops Chapter

October 11, 2019
Kamloops Chapter

On October 3, 2019, the Kamloops Chapter of the BCSEA and Transitions Kamloops co-hosted a non-partisan debate at the Thompson Rivers University. The debate’s topic was the environment and all seven candidates were present, which made for a lively evening punctuated by valuable ideas, laughter and promises which we hope to see materialized in sustainable projects down the road.

Getting the Sustainable Energy word Out

October 11, 2019
Victoria BCSEA Chapter

This September has been busy for the Victoria Chapter, telling people about our programs and advocating for a sustainable energy transformation.

On Saturday the 21st, we had our table at the Fall Fairfield family oriented event.

Cool-It! Program - A New Look

October 9, 2019
Melanie Lazelle

Cool It

A New Look

The Cool It! team have been working hard this summer and you will have noticed have a brand new look! With this fun new look, we are also delighted to share that Cool It will be working with high school students and able to offer workshops with other groups.

Message from the Board Chair

Message from the Board Chair

Greetings to my fellow sustainable energy ... enthusiasts?  Evangelists? True believers? The BCSEA is a unique organization in the sustainable energy field.  We are not clean energy producers, nor are we building system experts.  While many of us are engineers or technical experts in our professional capacities, that's not we do within the BCSEA.

Powering Sustainable Energy for the Future of the Okanagan

Okanagan Chapter (BCSEA) invites you to: 

POWERING SUSTAINABLE ENERGY for the FUTURE of the OKANAGAN

A forum, setting the foundation for collaboration to counteract climate change with effective solutions.

All Sustainable Energy Change-Makers Invited!

This event will discuss, educate, demonstrate, and form the Okanagan Sustainable Energy Task Force to follow up with the determined outcomes.

Low-carbon electrification in BC: Next steps for BC Hydro

Low-carbon electrification in BC: Next steps for BC Hydro

BCSEA asks Government to Let BC Hydro and FBC Invest in Public EV Fast Charging Stations

BCSEA asks Government to Let BC Hydro and FBC Invest in Public EV Fast Charging Stations

August 2, 2019

BCSEA met with the BC ministry of energy in July to encourage the government to cut through the regulatory uncertainty that is hampering BC Hydro and FortisBC (electric) from expanding their networks of public EV fast-charging stations. Currently, BC Hydro is temporarily not charging EV drivers for fast-charging and FBC is charging $9 per half hour with interim approval from the Commission.

Net Metering Update

Net Metering Update

August 2, 2019

BCSEA continues to participate in the Utilities Commission’s proceeding on BC Hydro’s proposed amendments to its Net Metering program. (For background, please read). BCSEA filed detailed information requests to BC Hydro in mid-July.

Vancouver Chapter - Green Drinks - Wednesday June 26, 2019

Green Drinks is happening again this month in Vancouver, BC! Join us this Wednesday to have some drinks and meet other environmentally-minded folks.