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Clean Energy BC’s Generate 2018 Award Winners

November 13, 2018 0

We Are Thrilled to Announce the Winners of
the 2018 Clean Energy BC Awards


Environmental Stewardship & Community Improvement: 
Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation for Winchie Creek Hydro”The Tla-o-qui-aht Nation in coastal British Columbia has always been a strong nation, governed by cultural values that protect and preserve their homeland.”
The past shapes the future by Emilee Gilpin


Project Excellence: 
Upper Lillooet River Hydro Project, Innergex

81.5-MW Upper Lillooet Rover hydro facility now commercially operating by Elizabeth Ingram 


Community of the Year: 
Wuikinuxv Nation
Our community wants to end its reliance on costly, polluting diesel generators for our electricity,” said Wuikinuxv Nation Chief Rose Hanuse Hackett. “In partnership with the Province, this project is a positive step toward our shared goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and creating affordable self-sufficiency for our Nation.”

Wuikinuxv Nation receives funding for run-of-river hydro project by Caitlin Thompson


Distinguished Service: 
Richard Harper, WSP


Lifetime Achievement: 
Chief Patrick Michell, Kanaka Bar Indian Band

Kanaka Bar is four steps ahead of climate change by Emilee Gilpin


Lifetime Achievement: 
George Steeves, True North Energy


Operational Excellence: 
Seismic Testing of 3D Printed Hydraulic Dam Models
by Austin Engineering Ltd., UBC Okanagan, Selkirk College and FortisBC

Safeguarding Canadian dams by Sam Charles

The 2018 Clean Energy BC Awards recipients were selected from a talented and competitive pool. We thank everyone for the nominations and submissions. Our judging panel was delighted to see so many individuals, projects and companies worthy of recognition.

Please join us in congratulating the winners and applauding their excellent work!

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