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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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2016 CEA Award Winners

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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BC Mayors Weigh In on Climate Plan

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 BC MAYORS WEIGH IN ON BC’S CLIMATE PLAN VICTORIA – The BC Municipal Climate Leadership Council (BCMCLC) met with three BC Ministers and a number of MLAs from all provincial parties to discuss collaboration on the urgent issue of climate change. Local governments across BC directly or indirectly influence 56% of…

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ENERGY STAR® for New Homes: Builder Workshops

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CEA will be delivering workshops in a number of BC communities to support homebuilders with learning everything they need to know to become certified as an ENERGY STAR for New Homes builder. These workshops will also help building officials learn more about energy efficient housing. Workshop content and length varies by community but attendees at each…

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