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

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In the fall of 2016 CEA delivered 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 4-5 more of these workshops (see below for dates and locations). Attendees will earn CPD Credits, understand how to…

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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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2016 CEA Award Winners & Applicants

The Honourable Mary Polak, Minister of Environment presented awards recognizing the leadership of the cities of North Vancouver, Coquitlam and Kimberley at the Union of BC Municipalities convention. “B.C. communities are key partners in the fight against climate change,” said Minister Polak. “These awards highlight the innovative actions communities are taking to achieve a sustainable…

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