News

According to UN estimates, there are 1.2 billion people without regular access to electricity grids. A Government of Canada (NRCAN, 2011) reports 251 remote communities that primarily rely on diesel, of which there are some 80 in British Columbia. Many of these communities are Indigenous. Diesel is expensive and has negative impacts on the environment and health. 

2023 Reports and News Stories

2022 Reports and News Stories

 
  • CERG WORKING PAPER NO. 8: IMPROVING THE PROMOTION OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEPLOYMENT IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: A COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND QUÉBEC IS AVAILABLE - VISIT OUR HOME PAGE
  • CERG laments the passing of former founding member, Anitra Paris.  A passionate and intelligent advocate for clean energy, Anitra was at a young age already an important contributor to climate change policy in BC....She will be sorely missed by her friends and colleagues.
  • NYU PhD student Daniel Broid speaks to CERG Forum on February 25, 2022, on lessons from Vancouver's district energy systems.

2021 Reports and News Stories

Resources

  • CERG's monthly forum: CERG holds a research presentation from an expert that's open to the public. Contact Andy Hira (ahira@sfu.ca) for details.