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August 29, 2022
VANCOUVER ISLAND – Four First Nations communities on Vancouver Island will increase their clean-energy sector participation in local projects, thanks to from the Province.
The Province is partnering with communities throughout BC to develop Indigenous-driven energy projects that align with CleanBC, the Province’s plan to build a cleaner future and a stronger, more resilient economy.
The First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) supports projects that promote energy efficiency and replace diesel dependency with renewable energy in areas such as solar, ocean thermal, wind energy, biomass, run-of-river hydroelectric power and energy-efficiency planning. A key goal of the fund is to increase the participation of Indigenous communities in BC’s clean-energy sector, ensuring that communities benefit from the economic opportunities created in their territories in the transition.
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