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Case Study Of Clean Energy Association Of British Columbia

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o To improve the regulatory and economic environments for clean energy production in BC. o To grow the Association, recognizing that through a robust and active membership, BC’s clean energy sector will grow and thrive along with it. Who Are Private Clean Energy Producers (CEPs)? ● Clean energy projects are developed by companies using resources such as wind, water, solar, waste heat, and biomass. ● CEPs have 106 projects in BC, accounting for 23% of total electricity production in BC. ● Some of the biggest projects in BC are biomass and are a secondary business line (e.g. for pulp and paper mills). ● CEBC membership is primarily composed of companies whose sole business is power production. These companies account for roughly 14% of total electricity produced in BC. MOU between CEBC, BC Hydro and the BC Government ● The MOU was signed between CEBC, BC Hydro, and the BC Government on October 21, 2015. ● The purpose was to clear channels of communication, so that we could “identify snags, resolve concerns, boost investor certainty, and strengthen our partnership.” ● Some specific commitments include: o Commitment to collaboration, open information sharing, and transparency. o Regular Board-to-Board meetings between BC Hydro and CEBC. o Agreement to explore opportunities with First Nations that will support the development and stewardship of British Columbia’s clean energy resources. ● Progress has
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