News

Jul 01

Today, and every day we stand with Indigenous Peoples

  Today and every day, we stand with the First Nations’ communities we have the privilege of working with on their renewable energy projects and community energy goals.   We know we will never comprehend the full extent of the trauma from residential schools. We are here to support and participate in…
Mar 30

Province supporting clean energy transition at Hesquiaht school

Students and residents in the remote community of Hot Springs Cove will benefit from the installation of solar panels at the community school, under the Province’s CleanBC plan. The Province’s Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program is supporting Hesquiaht First Nation’s transition from diesel to clean electricity generation. RERC…
Mar 17
Feb 02

BRIDGE Sustainability Case Competition 2021

Barkley Project Group is proud to partner with BRIDGE Sustainability Case Competition. In its second year, BRIDGE brought together an interdisciplinary group of 150 students from 13 universities, 31 professionals and 19 companies. This collaborative event united people from across the country with the 2021’s clean energy development case competition.…
Nov 23
Nov 23

Construction of Hot Springs Cove hydro project begins

Hot Springs Cove, BC — After over a decade of trying to secure funding, the final phase of construction for Hot Springs Cove’s Ah’ta’apq Creek Hydropower Project is underway. As a windstorm blustered through the west coast, prompting a warning from Environment Canada, its need became all the more apparent.…
Sep 18

Why Canada’s geothermal industry is finally gaining ground (Clarke Lake Excerpt)

On September 12th The Narwhal published an in-depth piece on the state of geothermal energy in Canada. Barkley Project Group is working with Fort Nelson First Nation on their Clarke Lake Geothermal Project. An excerpt from the article about the Clarke Lake Geothermal Project can be viewed below. To read…
Aug 07

Geothermal Canada—John Ebell’s New Appointment

Barkley Project Group would like to congratulate John Ebell on his recent appointment as Director at Large at Geothermal Canada. Geothermal Canada is a not-for-profit organization committed to advancing science and promoting geothermal research and development in Canada. Although Barkley Project Group has been a member of Geothermal Canada for…
Jul 03

Dogwood Launches Campaign Advocating to Build a Better B.C.

COVID-19 has put many things on hold for people’s health and safety, however there is a desire to build back with projects focused on community and sustainability. Barkley Project Group is a supporter of the Resilient Recovery movement as a signatory showing support with 2,174 companies across Canada. In recent…
Jun 19

Vancouver Island First Nation receives $4.1M to build new hydro dam

VICTORIA -- The B.C. government is providing roughly $4.1 million to the Hesquiaht First Nation to help the community transition to hydroelectricity. The Hesquiaht First Nation, located in Clayoquot Sound, is creating a hydropower facility along a local creek to replace its current diesel generator. The 350-kilowatt Ah'ta'apq Creek Hydropower…