The Ministry of Environment graphics department has done its best. Cute silhouette graphics show how turtles, hikers and bunnies can happily coexist with helicopters, factories and container ships. Photos of eagles and green forests reinforce the bright and cheery prose.
In June, we described Fortis electric’s application to the Utilities Commission for permission to change its net metering tariff, including slashing the rate Fortis pays customers for year-end credit balances.
BCSEA's 5 recommendations for a strong Climate Leadership Plan
BCSEA's recommendations ensure a government that is committed to combatting climate change, one that revives B.C.'s status as a Climate Leader. We urge British Columbians to give their input. The Government has extended the deadline for public consultation until noon on April 8th.
BC Sustainable Energy Association and Sierra Club BC having been weighing in on the future of FortisBC Energy Inc.’s Renewable Natural Gas program at the BC utilities commission. Renewable natural gas is a non-fossil fuel alternative to fossil-fuel natural gas that FEI customers can voluntarily purchase. In this article I’ll explain how the renewable natural program works, and then highlight the debate at the utilities commission.
A federal government tax break to the liquefied natural gas industry announced Thursday was extolled by industry and Premier Christy Clark as making B.C. more competitive globally.
The federal tax break will last until 2024, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced at a news conference in Surrey.
The break will save the industry a total of about $50 million over five years starting in 2015-16, but savings are expected to increase in later years if the industry grows as expected, said a federal government spokesperson.
We have the results of our election project now. The BCSEA Kamloops Chapter sent four energy-related questions to the MLA candidates on April 11. As of our deadline May 8, we had responses from Brian Alexander, Peter Sharp and Terry Lake, and today we have a late response from Kathy Kendall which is also posted below. Many thanks to these four candidates! We're very glad to have a response from each of the parties running locally.