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Community Energy Association (CEA) supports local governments in developing and implementing community energy and emissions plans (also known as climate action plans, community energy plans, and local action plans). We also help local governments with carbon neutral action plans for their operations. Current research and implementation includes biomass district heating, electric vehicles, home energy retrofits, and green economic development. CEA facilitates the BC Mayors Climate Leadership Council.

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Apply Now for a 2016 CEA Award

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Climate & Energy Action Awards until July 18, 2016. The Community Energy Association, BC Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, BC Hydro, FortisBC, Union of BC Municipalities, and Real Estate Foundation of BC invite all local governments in British Columbia to participate in the 2016 awards competition. The awards…

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New Builder Workshops: Pathways to Building More Energy Efficient Homes

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CEA is working with Murray Frank of Constructive Home Solutions Inc. to deliver builder workshops in Kelowna,  Prince George, Dawson Creek, Cranbrook and Campbell River in February & March 2016. These workshops, which will explore the requirements of Section 9.36 (energy efficiency) of the BC Building Code using practical examples, are part of CEA’s ongoing project to provide policy support to BC local…

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BCIT & CEA Launch New Online Education Partnership to Meet Demand for Sustainable Community Energy Management

For immediate release (Thursday, December 10, 2015) Vancouver: Community Energy Association (CEA) is partnering with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in 2016 to deliver the six online courses that qualify students to write CEA’s Community Energy Management certification exam. This initiative helps support the BCIT mission of preparing students to be job-ready and…

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