Paris Agreement Just the Beginning

VANCOUVER – On Saturday, December 12th, 2016 nearly 200 countries came to a historic agreement at the United Nations COP21 climate conference in Paris, France, where world leaders from around the globe met to discuss how to collectively tackle the issue of climate change. The Paris Agreement commits countries to hold global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius


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Clean Energy BC Endorses Energy Forum’s Call for Action on Energy and Climate

VANCOUVER – The Energy Forum today released a statement calling for bold action on energy and climate by the British Columbia Government leading up to the United Nations climate-change conference in Paris in early December 2015. Clean Energy BC, representing over 220 clean energy operating and development companies, suppliers, contractors, and service providers, is pleased to be one of the


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BC’s Kokish River hydro project gets first-of-its-kind loan from the federal P3 Canada Fund.

Kokish project north of Campbell River gets historic funding (This story first ran in the Campbell River Courier-Islander. It appears here with the permission of the newspaper.) In a first-of-its-kind deal in Canada, the federal Department of Finance announced support for the Kokish River Hydroelectric Project, through a P3 Canada Fund preferential loan of up to $12.94 million Wednesday (Sept. 24). The


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A roundup of BC clean energy in the news, starting with the cost of Site C and reaction

The latest cost estimate for the proposed Site C dam made headlines, with Premier Christy Clark saying in New York that the initial $7.9-billion number now has become $8.5 billion. And Energy Minister Bill Bennett saying it could go beyond that. B.C. estimates additional cost of $600-million for Site C dam project. (The Globe and Mail) Vaughn Palmer: For the latest on


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Clean energy fuels First Nations development

BC First Nations and the Clean Energy Association of BC (CEBC) signed on 24 June 2014 a memorandum of understanding to work together to help develop the clean-energy sector in BC. At CEBC’s annual meeting in Vancouver, 13 First Nations representatives, the First Nations Energy and Mining Council, and CEBC pledged to work together to further mutual interests in BC’s


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