Energy Shift

Proposed Changes to BC Hydro’s Net Metering Program

BC Hydro’s Application to BC Utilities Commission You may have read or heard that BC Hydro has submitted an application to the BC Utilities Commission to amend the Net Metering Program. The amendment proposes that home owners applying to the Net Metering Program will only be approved for the …


EU Emissions Drop As Economy Grows

The EU annual climate action progress report titled: Two years after Paris — Progress towards meeting the EU’s climate commitments, states that the European Union cut their emissions 23% as the economy grew 53% from 1990 to 2016, proving again that taking action on the environment does not have to affect …


Solar Power Video Explains Recent Breakthroughs

Solar power is becoming increasing viable around the world. Investment in residential solar panels, commercial solar installations, large solar farms and solar mega projects is increasing year over year due to market forces and improved technological advances. The video below entitled “The Truth about Solar” is not a short …


Oil to Heat Pump Programs Needs Solar Incentive

There is a program running called the Oil to Heat Pump Incentive Program. It is funded by the Ministry of Energy and Mines’ Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund. According to their website, at oiltoheatpump.ca the program is designed to support the B.C. government’s energy, economic, environmental, and greenhouse gas reduction priorities and …


Shell Prepares for Peak Oil Demand

As countries around the world make pledges to halt the sale of internal combustion engines, Royal Dutch Shell is preparing for a world in which oil price is “lower forever”. The boss of Shell, Ben Van Beurden, is moving his company towards renewable energy and the electric vehicle industry. According …


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