Recognizing Sustainable Canadian Communities for theirachievements in the use of RENEWABLE ENERGY
WHAT IS THE CANADIAN SOLARCITIES PROJECT?     A Canadian registered non-profit      corporation.     Dedicated to recogn...
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS        From Left to Right        Walter, Cheryl, Emanuel, Bob, Melanie
HOW DO COMMUNITIES QUALIFY?     Canadian communities who meet our 10-point      set of criteria qualify for designation. ...
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE CRITERIA?   1. The municipality has a climate change plan with        short-term and long-term target...
WHY SOLAR CITIES?      The Solar Cities program is recognized all       over the world with governments or non-       pro...
WHY SOLAR?    The Sun is the most abundant energy     source on the planet.    Solar technologies are becoming much     ...
THE CITY OF DAWSON CREEK “CANADA’S FIRSTSOLAR CITY” June 23rd, 2012
DAWSON CREEK SOLAR
NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C.Fort Nelson B.C.   How much Solar power is available in the North East?         Average 900-1...
NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C.  Wind Energy and Natural Gas  Bear Mountain and Spectra Energy
NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C.What is one potential use for solar power in North East BC?     Solar Power in use at the Noe...
NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C.           Dawson Creek Energy House  Training and technical information on solar energy -  t...
FOR MORE INFORMATION                     www.solarcitiescanada.com                        Questions?Look to the future Emb...
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Canadian Solar Cities Project

  1. 1. Recognizing Sustainable Canadian Communities for theirachievements in the use of RENEWABLE ENERGY
  2. 2. WHAT IS THE CANADIAN SOLARCITIES PROJECT?  A Canadian registered non-profit corporation.  Dedicated to recognizing and promoting the most sustainable Canadian communities that utilize renewable energy.  A focus on solar technologies and achievements.
  3. 3. OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS From Left to Right Walter, Cheryl, Emanuel, Bob, Melanie
  4. 4. HOW DO COMMUNITIES QUALIFY?  Canadian communities who meet our 10-point set of criteria qualify for designation.  Community representatives complete an on- line application form and send it in for assessment of the criteria.  Assistance can be provided to complete the form or to create an action plan to meet the criteria.
  5. 5. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE CRITERIA? 1. The municipality has a climate change plan with short-term and long-term targets and time- frames in place 2. The municipality has a community energy plan in place. 3. The municipality has an energy plan in place for its own facilities. 4. The municipality has adopted targets for a proportion of total community energy demand to be met by renewable energy. 5. The municipality has established policies and incentives for solar electricity and solar thermal utilization for residential homeowners.
  6. 6. WHY SOLAR CITIES?  The Solar Cities program is recognized all over the world with governments or non- profit groups setting the criteria.  Local governments have the best opportunity to lead change and set climate change mitigation policies through internal policies.  The Solar City project provides a local focus for citizen involvement in renewable energy projects.
  7. 7. WHY SOLAR?  The Sun is the most abundant energy source on the planet.  Solar technologies are becoming much more affordable.  Solar energy is clean energy.  There is an abundant supply of Solar Energy in North East BC.
  8. 8. THE CITY OF DAWSON CREEK “CANADA’S FIRSTSOLAR CITY” June 23rd, 2012
  9. 9. DAWSON CREEK SOLAR
  10. 10. NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C.Fort Nelson B.C. How much Solar power is available in the North East? Average 900-1100 kwh/KW per year!
  11. 11. NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C. Wind Energy and Natural Gas Bear Mountain and Spectra Energy
  12. 12. NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C.What is one potential use for solar power in North East BC? Solar Power in use at the Noel gas field south of Dawson Creek.
  13. 13. NORTHERN ENERGY POWER IN B.C. Dawson Creek Energy House Training and technical information on solar energy - technicians to quantify and prepare your installation.
  14. 14. FOR MORE INFORMATION www.solarcitiescanada.com Questions?Look to the future Embrace Solar!

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