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How Vancouver Will Adopt 100% Renewable Energy

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMVancouver’s Renewable City Strategy has been released. The city currently obtains 31% of its’ from clean energy sources. Though the Acting City Manager says he finds it “hard to imagine a city without fossil fuels,” he “enthusiastically supports” this plan.  How Vancouver will adopt 100% renewable energy by 2050 .
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BC’s Cities Can Foster Rapid Solar Deployment

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMBC will double its solar capacity this year. This sounds impressive, until you compare our numbers with those of the leading solar areas. We will have more than 4 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity.  Germany, which does not possess any more solar capacity than we do, has more than 39,000 MW. This achievement was made possible because of government policies and incentives which British Columbians do not have. However there is a way that BC’s cities can foster rapid solar deployment.

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