Posted on September 28, 2012
Bill 30 is the most frightening affront to democracy British Columbians have ever experienced, and becomes a reality as citizens fight against new IPP applications in Salmon Arm.
by Lannie Keller
Luckily a friend read the city paper where they advertise these things. Unluckily the deadline was imminent. Another Independent Power Producer (IPP) application – another wilderness place.
Posted on November 10, 2011
The Gordon Campbell/Christy Clark energy policies have pillaged BC Hydro of the equity that employees contributed and created. I feel sorry for the employees, who do not understand that their contributions have been squandered for the benefit of others. When the predator class gets sight of a sound balance sheet - as BC Hydro once had - it is slaughtered like an innocent
Posted on September 15, 2011
The people of BC have been told repeatedly that the province is a "net importer" of electricity and needs to become "self-sufficient" - claims that are used to justify everything from "run of river" independent power producers (IPPs), to energy mega-projects such as Bute Inlet and the Site C dam. But a US electricity expert told me that California has been "buying a tremendous amount of power from BC over the past decade."