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What is The Future of Energy?

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in At Issue, Energy | 0 comments

Are you wondering how the recent collapse in oil prices will affect Canada? Can our economy survive without a booming oil and gas sector? The next selection in Kamloops’ newest community film series will shed some light on those questions. The award-winning documentary The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People will be shown Wednesday, February 25 at the TRU Alumni Theatre (Clocktower Building). Doors open at 6:30 pm, the film starts at 7:00 pm, and it will be followed by a panel discussion and question period. Admission is by donation. The Sierra Club BC and the Kamloops Chapter of the BCSEA are co-hosting the film, which presents a fresh look at renewable energy technologies, how fast they’re being adopted, and what happens in a society where energy is produced on every rooftop. After the film, local energy...

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Kamloops Looking to Lead the Way in Vehicle Efficiency

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in At Issue, Energy, Transportation | 0 comments

MEDIA RELEASE, APRIL 1, 2014 BY BC SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION, KAMLOOPS CHAPTER April 1, 2014, Kamloops – Kamloops drivers are going to be required to add an additional piece of equipment to their vehicles this year as part of the City’s push to meet the goals laid out in its Sustainable Kamloops Plan, according to David Trawin, Chief Administrative Officer. As of July 1st, 2014, all vehicles owned by City residents will be required to display an efficiency identifier, a sign showing that vehicle’s fuel efficiency on the back window. “Efficiency identifiers are an easy way for us to get out in front of some other municipalities, but we’re sure others will follow our lead soon,” says Trawin. “Places that require them have seen impressive results.” The City will distribute the efficiency identifiers, which are semi-transparent and come with...

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