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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-Vancouver Chapter, Volunteer Onboarding 2020

We're excited to announce BCSEA Vancouver’s first Volunteer Onboarding session for 2020.

The BCSEA Vancouver Chapter (BCSEA Van) is a group of volunteers who are driven by their passion to make a difference in the sustainable energy sector. The activities of the Vancouver Chapter are dictated by the following three pillars:

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. 

Olga Kosarewicz

Olga holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Geological and Mineral Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master’s Degree in Geological Engineering from UBC.

She is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 20 years of work experience in mine operations, financial and engineering consulting industries, and academia.  She is currently serving as Mining Engineering Faculty at BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, helping to develop the next generation of mining leaders, and seeking opportunities to collaborate with school and industry partners.  

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!

 

Renewable Energy in Africa (REnA)

REnA is an ongoing project being led by the Vancouver Chapter. It all started in early 2019 when a long time BCSEA member, Dr. Henry Mwandemere, approached the Chapter with the idea to bring renewable energy to Karonga, Malawi. Henry is a retired UN scientist residing in Vancouver and his mission is to combat energy poverty in Africa by addressing two key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: 

#5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

#7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable modern energy for all

EV's Are Popping Up Everywhere

EV's are Popping Up Everywhere

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

LOW-CARBON ELECTRIFICATION AND BC HYDRO'S ROLE IN IMPLEMENTING THE CLEANBC CLIMATE ACTION PLAN

October 16, 2019
BCSEA

BCSEA’s inputs to Phase 2 of the Comprehensive Review of BC Hydro.

Low-Carbon Electrification and BC Hydro’s Role in Implementing the CleanBC Climate Action Plan.

Kamloops Chapter - 100 Debates on Environment

October 15, 2019
BCSEA 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.