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BC Hydro to raise the rates for renewables

BC Hydro has applied to raise the rate paid for electricity generated under the net-metering program. This means that owners of solar photo…

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New Policy in Vancouver Increases Cost of Solar PV Installations

A new policy at the City of Vancouver means that the cost of permitting a PV system in Vancouver is 6 times the cost of an equivalent syste…

Started by Rob Baxter

0 Dec 14, 2014

7 Years of 100% Solar Energy In North Vancouver

This June will mark seven years that North Vancouver resident Doug Horn has been producing all of his electrical needs from a solar energy…

Started by Rob Baxter

0 Apr 9, 2013

Peak Oil Preparation - What *Else* To Think About

Time: August 19, 2012 from 5pm to 8pmLocation: Kitsilano, near beach, RSVP for addressPhone: 604-441-5591Organized By: pat gerber and villa…

Started by Ross Moster

1 Nov 8, 2012
Reply by lucien.power

UBC Study on reducing energy consumption in Vancouver by 80% by 2050

Hi All Interesting article about transitioning to a lower energy (80% less) city by 2050, prepared by a UBC professor and students   http:/…

Started by Ann Pacey

1 Jun 21, 2012
Reply by Kiefer Elliott

BC Hydro to raise the rates for renewables

BC Hydro has applied to raise the rate paid for electricity generated under the net-metering program. This means that owners of solar photo…

Started by Rob Baxter

0 Jan 23, 2012

Vancouver Stop Coal pledge action with Bill McKibben Noon Saturday April 9

Hello all, this may be of interest to some in this group.   Cheers, Kevin   We've all heard the news: melting ice caps, extreme weather, dr…

Started by Kevin Washbrook

1 Apr 1, 2011
Reply by John Robertson

Reminder: BC Biochar discussion with Phil Marsh tonight

Phil Marsh will discuss production systems and the science and applications behind Biochar carbon sequestering and nutrient production. Com…

Started by Ross Moster

0 Mar 18, 2011

Meetings and Minutes

This page is a compendium of our Energy Team meeting agendas and minutes for future reference.

Started by Village Vancouver

4 Jul 12, 2010
Reply by Randy Chatterjee

Ideas for Energy Network Projects

Idea Description Project type/product Interested parties Investor group - alternative energy Group focused on investing opportunitie…

Started by Ann Pacey

1 Jun 3, 2010
Reply by Randy Chatterjee

Possible Energy Team Project - TwinHarvest: Combining Urban Agriculture with GeoExchange District Energy

This is a project devised and first outlined in 2008 by Vancouver resident and VV member Diane Lafontaine.  What she first called a Broccol…

Started by Randy Chatterjee

0 Apr 20, 2010

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