Alternative energy

Scientists Chloe Immonen and Curran Crawford with the University of Victoria-based Pacifical Regional Institute for Marine Energy Discovery stand with their group’s state-of-the-art wind measurement buoy, Nov. 10 in Victoria. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Plan to replace diesel with wind energy buoy launched by University of Victoria

Data collected from buoy could help shift rural, Indigenous communities away from diesel

 

Hydrogen fuel pump in Vancouver is one of four in B.C. There were 10 stations funded by the B.C. government in 2020. (Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association)

B.C. targets heavy trucking for next hydrogen fuel development

Mixing with natural gas part of Canada’s first hydrogen strategy

 

Village of Fruitvale council voted unanimously on the 100 per cent renewable energy plan by 2050. The pre-pandemic photo includes from left: Counc. Bill Wenman, Counc. Vickie Fitzpatrick, Mayor Steve Morissette, Counc. Lindsay Kenny, and Counc. Bert Kniss.

Fruitvale commits to 100 per cent renewable energy plan

Fruitvale joins Rossland, Warfield, Kaslo, Castlegar, New Denver, Silverton, Slocan, Nelson

 

Richard Cannings From the Hill. (File)

Canada lagging in expanding role of clean energy hydrogen

“The pandemic has intensified calls for a national energy strategy … “

  • Jul 18, 2020
Richard Cannings From the Hill. (File)
West Kootenay EcoSociety has launched a survey to help transition local communities to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. (Mathew Roland/BBJ)
West Kootenay EcoSociety has launched a survey to help transition local communities to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. (Mathew Roland/BBJ)
A biomass crane handling wood waste. (CNW Group/FortisBC)

FortisBC invests in renewable natural gas made from wood waste

New project features a facility operated in Fruitvale, B.C., in service as early as summer 2021

A biomass crane handling wood waste. (CNW Group/FortisBC)