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Help Plan for the City’s Renewable Energy Future

The City of Castlegar invites the community to a public workshop to help develop the West Kootenay 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 Plan.

The workshop, facilitated by the West Kootenay EcoSociety, is the public's chance to be involved in planning for 100% renewable energy by 2050. The plan will be the guide to reducing energy consumption, lowering emissions, saving money and encouraging innovation in a variety of sectors.

Workshop topics include high-performance buildings, transportation, waste management, electricity production, and education and training for workers in the field of renewable energy.

We want to hear from you!

▪ What concerns do you have for the future of renewable energy in our community?

▪ What challenges exist in getting to 100-per-cent renewable energy by 2050?

▪ What ideas do you have for transitioning Castlegar to a low carbon future? 

Public Workshop Details:

Monday, March 9 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Castlegar Community Forum (445 – 13th Avenue)

*Refreshments and pizza will be provided

The City will engage with the community again once the draft plan is available for input. To learn more visit castlegarconnects.ca.

Other local governments participating in the 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 Plan include: Village of Kaslo, Village of Warfield, Village of Silverton, Village of New Denver, City of Rossland, Village of Slocan, City of Nelson, and the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

The City of Castlegar is a service centre in the West Kootenay. The diversified and growing economy is focused on the forestry, energy and mining sectors in the valley, and commercial services in the City. Quality of life features backcountry adventure and an increasingly dynamic urban culture, including the Millennium Park & Ponds and Sculpture Walk.