All posts tagged with: Energy Efficiency

An Important Role for Canada

Toronto, September 9, 2010 – A new report from Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council shows how Canada can play an important role in addressing climate change while generating jobs in the green economy.

The report outlines a blueprint that is nothing short of an Energy [R]evolution – a transformation that has already started, as renewable energy markets exhibit huge and steady growth. At the core of this revolution will be a change in the way that energy is produced, distributed and consumed.

The new report, Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Energy Outlook for Canada, includes an advanced energy scenario for Canada that places heavy emphasis on renewable energy and energy conservation. Read more

BC Hydro Study – Energy efficiency will lead to 6,400 jobs in BC annually

Vancouver, BC – A study released by BC Hydro predicts that through electricity conservation and efficiency, 193,000 jobs in British Columbia will be created over 30 years, for an average of 6,400 jobs annually.  The findings are presented in the Power Smart Employment Impacts study completed by G.E. Bridges and Associates, a B.C.-based independent research firm, and commissioned by BC Hydro.  Read more