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Green Home and Energy Show

Energy, we all use it , transportation and the buildings we work and live in make up for most of it. Finding ways to use less energy and use it more efficiently is what you stand to gain at the 3rd annual Nelson Green Home and Energy Show. There will be sustainable and conventional building specialists on hand to help you explore the world of green building and upgrading. This free event,…

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Nelson Green Home and Energy Show

No matter what you live in, there’s no denying it…winter is coming. And for locals looking to save some household cash, and be a whole lot friendlier to both Old Man Winter and Mother Nature, come and take in the 2nd annual Nelson Green Home and Energy Show. There will be over 30 sustainable and conventional building specialists on hand to help you explore the world of green building products.…

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Nelson Green Home and Energy Show

Free money! Come and learn how to get thousands of dollars in incentives and rebates! Tuesday, September 24 at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson. Show starts at 7 pm, doors open at 6:30. Homeowners can register to get a $300 home energy assessment for just $35 (offer limited to the first 276 homeowners). Those who register also qualify for an $800 gas furnace/boiler rebate, low cost…

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Americans protest tars sands Feb. 17

The biggest protest of the year in the U.S. is about the tar sands and pipelines. On Wednesday, Feb. 13 nearly 50 prominent Americans were arrested in front of the White House, again, to protest tar sands development and the proposed Keystone bitumen pipeline.  Their civil disobedience comes just days ahead of the largest climate action rally ever in the US, also targeting the tar sands. The…

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Energy Conversation Cafe

Regional energy independence Can we get off the tar sands? The future of energy is a huge topic today. Are we going to depend on the tar sands, coal and fossil fuel or are we going to evolve to sustainable systems? Will energy be centrally controlled or will we move to local energy sources and systems with less impact?  Join local energy experts to discuss the big picture and the local…

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Win! Glacier-Howser dead indefinitely

Premier Christy Clark announced in February that the definition of self-sufficiency under the Energy Act would be changed to require self-sufficiency in average water years instead of critical low water years. The self-sufficiency policy was the driving force behind the high-priced energy contracts that BC Hydro offered to Independent Power Producers (IPPs). Under the old policy, BC…

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