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Oct 02
Sep 20

Halalt First Nation pursues energy efficiency

The Halalt First Nation is among four on Vancouver Island moving ahead with clean-energy projects that will reduce greenhouse gases and lead to substantial cost savings for their communities. “We all have an important part to play in moving B.C. toward a future increasingly powered by clean, renewable energy sources,”…
Jun 14

Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2019

Barkley Project Group’s President, Yuho Okada, spoke on a panel at the Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2019. This event was the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s 9th annual Indigenous Opportunities Forum, it explored the important role that Indigenous leaders have played to create more prosperous communities by leveraging ownership, investing in…
Apr 03

Tŝilhqot’in Nen— EcoPlan Update

It has been a great couple of months working for the Tsilhqot’in Nation on the Clean Energy Plan! I am working with the Barkley Project Group to put together the Clean Energy Plan for the Nation. Barkley Project Group is a project management company that specialises in renewable energy projects,…
Dec 03

Minister Philpott congratulates Wuikinuxv Nation on the completion of the award-winning Nicknaqueet River Hydropower Facility

News release December 3, 2018 — Rivers Inlet, Wuikinuxv Traditional Territory, British Columbia — Indigenous Services Canada Reliable access to electricity and switching to sustainable energy sources can significantly contribute to improved quality of life for remote Indigenous communities. The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulates the Wuikinuxv…
Oct 23

B.C.’s race to a post-carbon economy will change everything

It’s 2030, just 12 years from now. Your gas-fired furnace is gone, probably your gas stove, too. The City of Vancouver already has placed extreme carbon standards on builders to discourage gas installations in new buildings. Others will follow. Electric baseboard heaters? Forget about it. All new homes and many older homes will…
Sep 17

NRT invests over $1.3 million to Support Clean Energy in BC First Nations Communities

Vancouver, B.C. - The New Relationship Trust (NRT) is proud to announce the approved projects funded under the third intake of the BC Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative (BCICEI). The following First Nation communities will receive a total of $1,351,583 in funding to assist the advancement of thirteen clean energy projects in…
Jul 11

Winchie Creek Hydro Grand Opening!

  "We offer our warmest congratulations to the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation on the successful completion of the Winchie Creek Hydro project. We have been working together with the Nation in the development of their clean energy portfolio for 16 years, and Winchie Creek is the third hydropower project to come…
Jun 22
May 22

Barkley Project Group: Renewable Power Generation Experts

When it comes to the potential for generating electricity Mother Nature was very kind to British Columbia. With an abundance of flowing water to power hydro-electric projects, sunshine to energize solar panels and even rolling surf to generate wave power, the province has access to an unparalleled wealth of opportunities.…