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Raincoast Energy Program Series

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Organized by the Raincoast Education Society with help from the Clayoquot Alliance for Research, Education, and Training, the Raincoast Energy Program Series includes a variety of talks and workshops around the topic of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and the use of alternative, sustainable energy sources. All events take place at the Raincoast Interpretive Centre, 451 Main St., Tofino, BC (Box 815, V0R 2Z0). For more information please contact: 250-725-2560 or res@island.net.

Events listing

The Hydrogen Economy: What is it? When Will it Get Here? and Why?

Thursday, May 13, 2004, 7:30 pm

Join Dr. Lawrence Pitt from the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems at the University of Victoria for a discussion on the global energy picture and the potential role of hydrogen and fuel cells. Dr. Pitt's current research interest is exploring pathways to a predominately non-carbon based global energy system and how hydrogen systems can play a role. He is also interested in the design of small scale energy systems for remote communities and is currently working on a energy project with the Huu ay aht First Nations and the community of Bamfield.

Alternative Energy Tour

Saturday, October 30, 2004, 10:00 am

Join Jeff Maxwell for a tour of the new energy efficient GeoExchange Heat Pump System at Pacific Sands Resort. Jeff is an engineer, and the owner of TRAK Energy Corporation that specializes in energy efficient GeoExchange heating and cooling systems, heat pumps and building control systems. Meet at the Pacific Sands Lobby at 10 am. There is no charge for this event, everyone welcome.

BC Hydro's Triple Bottom Line: a balance of the environmental, economic and social considerations

Tuesday, November 16th, 2004, 7:00 pm

Join Stephen Watson, Vancouver Island Public Affairs Coordinator for BC Hydro for a discussion on Vancouver Island's electricity supply: where the power comes from and how BC Hydro will meet future electricity demand with supply, green energy, and Net-metering, a program designed for residential and commercial customers who wish to connect a small generating unit using a "BC Clean" energy source to the BC Hydro distribution system.

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