We Need a Better Plan.
The Conservation Council of New Brunswick and the Ecology Action Centre are excited to launch the Atlantic Electricity Vision series of reports, webinars and research to show that affordable, reliable, sustainable electricity is possible in our region, right now. Cleaner electricity can help make us safer, more secure and healthier. We can use it to help make electricity affordable for everyone, reliable for when we need it, and cleaner for our health and for our planet.
We need to avoid the financial and environmental risks, mistakes and delays that come with continued coal burning, new nuclear and large hydro power, and dependence on fossil fuels like natural gas.
We need to build electricity connections connecting Atlantic provinces and Quebec to allow renewable energy like wind and solar to be reliable at all times of year, by backing it up with existing hydroelectric capacity through two-way electricity trade with our neighbours.