Statement on clean energy deal between New Brunswick and Quebec 

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director, issued the following statement with respect to today’s announcement about NB Power and Hydro-Quebec’s agreement on the Mactaquac dam refurbishment and clean energy supply. “Bringing … [Read more...]

Teslas, tire walls and grassy roofs: New Brunswickers greeted with cleaner-energy solutions during 2019 Eco Buildings Tour

Dozens of locations across the province were open for the public to explore during the Conservation Council event     With dozens of locations open to the public, curious New Brunswickers who participated in the annual Eco … [Read more...]

NB Power launches energy efficiency hub

NB Power has launched a new website dedicated to making your home cozier in the winter, cooler in the summer and cheaper to power year-round.  The public utility's new energy efficiency web hub highlights ways New Brunswickers can save energy and … [Read more...]

Hard hats and work boots: energy efficiency could create 25,000+ jobs in New Brunswick

Will you commit to aggressive investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy that will create good-paying jobs for tradespeople in New Brunswick?The transition to an energy-efficient economy would create more than 25,000 full-time jobs in New … [Read more...]

“One thing we’ve discovered, solar panels generate really amazing amounts of power”

Two homeowners featured in our upcoming Passport to a Low Carbon Economy EcoHomes Tour spoke with CBC Shift NB’s Vanessa Vander Valk this week to share their story and let New Brunswickers know how fun and beneficial switching to a more … [Read more...]

Proposed community-owned Wind Farm would power up to 7,000 Sackville homes

Proposed community-owned wind project would power up to 7,000 Sackville homes Residents in Sackville, N.B., want to build its first community-owned wind-farm that would power up to 7,000 homes in the area, and help reduce carbon pollutio. What … [Read more...]

Making Informed Choices — our guide to going green

Looking for more resources on energy efficiency and clean energy technology? Look no further!   The Conservation Council of New Brunswick wants to help you make informed choices about the energy you use and where it comes from. That’s why the … [Read more...]

Ontario’s climate action plan adds incentives to remove carbon from homes and cars

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick joins other environmental organizations, First Nations groups, Mayors, unions such as Unifor and clean energy industry associations in welcoming Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan announced on June 8, … [Read more...]

At an all-time high! Renewable energy installations breaks records in 2015

2015 was a record-breaking year for new supplies of wind, solar and hydro plants. Renewable energy is fast becoming the mainstream energy source across the world, according to a report released this week by REN21, a global renewable energy policy … [Read more...]

Canadian Environment Week, not just one day…

It’s not all happening on June 5th World Environment Day (June 5th) coincides with the beginning of Canadian Environment Week, a nationwide event that runs from June 5th to June 11th and includes a number of environmental events like Clean Air … [Read more...]

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