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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.

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.

A Starter's Guide to Installing a Green Roof

June 14, 2019
jules@housetipster.com

The Starter's Guide to Installing a Green Roof

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.

BCSEA Intervenes in Net Metering Proceeding

BCSEA intervenes in Net Metering Proceeding:

BCSEA’s board of directors in May approved intervening in a BC Utilities Commission proceeding on BC Hydro’s most recent application to amend its net metering rules. BCSEA has intervened in all of the commission's proceedings regarding net metering by BC Hydro or FortisBC in the past few years.

BCSEA's objectives in the proceeding are:

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).