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BC Hydro is hitting consumers with three years of rate hikes to help pay for a $6-billion upgrade to aging infrastructure and to meet an expected growing demand for electricity. Hydro is forecasting a rate hike of about 10 per cent a year in each of the next three years. The increases will help finance [...]
Take Advantage Of $3000 Off Solar Hot Water We're pleased to announce that the deadline to take advantage of the City of Vancouver's $3000 incentive towards solar hot water, on new and existing residential homes which are gas heated, has been lifted. Of the 30 spots to be filled over half have been completed so [...]
Corporate Knights, Canada's magazine for clean capitalism, announced its 5th annual Sustainable Cities ranking this morning at a press conference at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ 2011 Sustainable Communities Conference in Victoria, B.C. This year Western Canada proves to be the leader in urban sustainability, with Vancouver and Victoria tying for first place in the [...]
A student initiative at Chemainus Secondary School is setting a shining example for the rest of the Cowichan Valley. Students Daniella LoScerbo and Angelina Rose, members of the school's BC Hydro Energy Ambassador program, came up with the idea of installing solar panels on the school last May, when they were in Grade 10. The [...]
Beginning January 1, 2011, the City of Vancouver will be offering $3,000 towards resiential solar hot water systems. Systems must be installed by February 15, 2011. http://vancouver.ca/sustainability/SolarHomes.htm
Photovoltaics for Schools Schools in BC are invited to apply for funding for the installation of Photovoltaic (PV) systems on school buildings under the Solar Schools project of the SolarBC program. Schools in BC are invited to apply for funding for the installation of Photovoltaic (PV) systems on school buildings under the Solar Schools project [...]
Comox Valley residents are eligible for one rain barrel or cistern rebate under the 2010 water efficiency rebate program. A rebate of up to $50 will apply to the purchase of a rain barrel or cistern between 150 and 499 litres,and up to a $150 rebate for those equal to or greater than 500 litres. [...]