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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 Climate & Energy Action Award

Apply now and receive the recognition your community deserves. Find out more by clicking on the invitation and short application form below. The 2017 awards will be presented at the Union of BC Municipalities Convention in Vancouver in September. Winners and honourable mentions will also be profiled in the December 2017 edition of Municipal World magazine. Applications close…

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ENERGY STAR® for New Homes: Builder Workshops *New locations added*

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There is still time to register for the upcoming spring 2017 ENERGY STAR for New Homes workshops. In the fall of 2017 CEA hosted 5 very successful workshops in BC to support homebuilders with becoming certified to build ENERGY STAR New Homes. In the winter and spring of 2017, we will be facilitating 6 more of…

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Community Energy Implementation Framework

QUEST, Community Energy Association and Sustainable Prosperity have just released a new tool, the Community Energy Implementation Framework, to help communities move Community Energy Plans from vision to implementation. The framework contains 10 strategies that provide advice on political, staff and stakeholder engagement; staff and financial capacity; and embedding energy into local government plans and processes. Laid out…

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