VANCOUVER – April 9, 2009
The Province has released an Energy Plan Report on Progress detailing the work that’s been done to date in achieving the goals and targets set out in the BC Energy Plan: A Vision for Clean Energy Leadership released in 2007, said Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Blair Lekstrom.
The Report provides updates on the 55 policy actions outlined in the BC Energy Plan, which focus on the province’s key natural strengths and competitive advantages of clean and renewable sources of energy.
Energy Plan Report on Progress
The BC Energy Plan puts British Columbia at the forefront of environmental and economic leadership. This plan looks
to all forms of clean, alternative energy in meeting British Columbians’ needs in the provincial economy.
Bioenergy, geothermal energy, tidal, run-of-river, solar and wind power are all potential energy sources in a clean,
New technologies and new solutions will be encouraged to “green the grid” and provide clean remote energy and reduce energy losses.
The plan’s policy actions will mean more jobs, new investment and ultimately greater prosperity for British Columbia.