Trade and Investment British Columbia Blog (Tag: clean)
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CleanBC Plan Boosts the Clean Energy Sector

August 9, 2019
British Columbia has always been at the forefront of green innovation. Home to some of the top clean tech companies in the world, our province exports a significant volume of products and technologies globally to countries like the United States, Europe and Asia. British Columbia is also a leader in clean energy, with 98% of our electricity coming from renewable resources. With climate change being a crucial global concern of our time, the Province is embracing a cleaner future with a B.C.-specific approach. In December 2018, the Government of British Columbia announced CleanBC, a plan to reduce climate pollution and create low-c... continue reading
Posted by Vivian Lui
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Premier Visit to Europe – June 2019

July 11, 2019
In June 2019, Premier John Horgan embarked on a nine-day visit to Europe. The objectives of this visit were to commemorate D-Day, as well as to expand economic ties and to promote British Columbia’s strengths in clean energy. The Premier’s first stop was to Juno Beach in France to observe D-Day ceremonies alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. It was the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, and the ceremonies served to remember the British Columbians and Canadian soldiers who fought and sacrificed for our freedoms. Victory came with great sacrifice – 359 Canadian soldiers were killed on D-Day... continue reading
Posted by Vivian Lui
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B.C. Companies Showcase Innovation at Singapore International Water Week

August 2, 2018
Companies from across British Columbia recently attended Singapore International Water Week – a platform for sharing and collaborating on innovative water solutions for clean tech applications.  The new Trade and Investment Representative office in Singapore was instrumental in securing B.C.’s presence at the event and ensuring networking opportunities. The participating companies listed below develop hardware and software solutions ranging from agricultural irrigation, to forest fire prevention, to maintaining PH levels in swimming pools. The variety of clean tech solutions with water reflects the abundance of t... continue reading
Posted by Abby Pollen
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North America’s First Closed-Loop Waste Management System Homegrown in B.C.

June 8, 2018
British Columbia is a leading research and development hub at the forefront of green innovation and is ranked among the top ten in the world. The clean technology sector, including power generation, energy efficiency, transportation and industrial processes that create green benefits, has been growing steadily and is considered to be worth $3 trillion per year globally. The City of Surrey has recently taken significant strides towards clean technology and sustainable waste solutions. The Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators has recently awarded Surrey’s Biofuel Facility a national innovation award, recognizing t... continue reading
Posted by Noor Subeh
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Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cell Technology in British Columbia

April 18, 2018
The world is looking for clean and renewable energy sources, and British Columbia is answering the call. Hydroelectricity, the mainstay of power for the province, is among the cleanest, safest and most reliable energy sources. The extensive B.C. coast is home to wave energy research, and solar, wind and biomass options are being adopted across the province. With growing demand for clean energy and an impressive local history of hydrogen technology development and commercialization, British Columbia is a leader in the global hydrogen fuel cell industry. Hydrogen can store energy and produces no carbon emissions during use. As glob... continue reading
Posted by Abby Pollen
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