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Welcome to the B.C. Citizens for Green Energy website (BCCGE). We are an advocacy group representing a cross-section of British Columbians who encourage a legacy of clean, renewable electricity for future generations.

 

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June 30, 2012 — Letter to the Editor Renewable resources the answer to energy needs (By Bruce Sanderson, Kamloops Daily News: June 29, 2012)...

B.C. Hydro recently updated its energy forecast for the province and the new numbers (contained in B.C. Hydro’s draft integrated resource plan) show that electricity demand in this province will grow by a whopping 50 per cent over the next 20 years; from the current 56,838 gigawatt hours of electricity per year to 89,590 gigawatt hours per year by 2032... (click here to continue reading). 

May 30, 2012 — Cummins Con candidate comes to colossally incorrect clean energy conclusions — BCCGE Livewire Blog......

In recent weeks, the boys in the BCCGE mailroom have been diligently scouring the internet and newspapers looking for signs of the next outbreak of "public versus private" propaganda dressed up as environmental issues. But the boys weren't quite ready for what they encountered on Monday; namely, a highly misinformed opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun by Cummins Cons candidate Rick Peterson. For those not fully up to speed on B.C..... (click here to continue reading).

May 16, 2012 — Letter to the Editor — Stacey’s view reassuring (By David Field, Gulf Islands Driftwood: May 2, 2012)...

I thoroughly enjoyed Mike Stacey’s amusingly creative take on the smart-meter issue (“How to break up with your dumb meter,” April 25 Driftwood). Mr. Stacey beautifully encapsulates the emotional lunacy surrounding the small but noisy opposition to smart meters. Well done! In my experience, a typical anti-smart-meter rant is as crazy and as poorly informed as Mr. Stacey has portrayed.... (click here to continue reading). 

 

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