Please join us next Tuesday, June 20, as Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson marks the official launch of the Creekside Solar Now...
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We are excited to inviteyou to the launch of one of the first renewable energy projects we helped to fund through the Great Climate Race! The details of the event are below. If you cant make it in person you can watch a livestream at our facebook page. We will send out a direct link to the video when the event is getting underway.
Mari and I will be leaving directly from the lauch event to head off on a cross-Canada road trip. We will visiting renewable energy projects, running and walking with great people all across Canada and interviewing all kinds of interesting Canadians. Hope you can make it to the launch to see one of the projects you helped fund and to give us a high five before we hit the road.
Please join us next Tuesday, June 20, as Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson marks the official launch of the Creekside Solar Now renewable energy installation. The project features a total of 60 solar PV modules mounted on six boat sheds, with a generating capacity of 2.5 kilowatts per shed. The system will feed clean electricity back into the grid, and help to offset a portion of the energy used at the nearby Creekside Recreation Centre.
Where: on the eastern platform overlooking the boat sheds for Creekside Paddling Centre (in front of the Creekside Recreation Centre at 1 Athletes Way, adjacent to Science World)
When: Tuesday, June 20, 10:00–10:45 a.m. (rain or shine)
RSVP: by replying to this email by Monday, June 19
ABOUT SOLAR NOW
By installing solar electricity systems on public buildings and in high-traffic areas, Solar Now aims to help British Columbians get a better sense of how the technology works–and how it could help meet the energy needs of homes and businesses across the province.
The Solar Now Creekside installation was made possible through a collaborative effort between the City of Vancouver, the North Growth Foundation and Clean Energy Canada, along with support from community sponsors the Great Climate Race, Bullfrog Power and the Community Energy Association.