Clean energy stories hope to inspire locals

Citizens group One Cowichan is hosting a free speaking event titled, “Local Clean Energy, Lessons from the Field” featuring Judith Sayers, former Chief of the Hupacasath First Nation, presently with Clean Energy BC; Dawson Creek city councillor, Cheryl Shuman and Bob Haugen, executive director of Canadian Solar Cities Project.

They will share stories about some of their local clean energy projects from what motivated the projects to the nuts and bolts of how things got done.

The event will be held in the Quami chan Room at the Quw’utsun’ Cultural Conference Centre on Thursday, July 23 at 7 p.m. “We are really looking forward to hearing what’s worked in other communities as inspiration for all of us here in Cowichan,” said Rosalie Sawrie with One Cowichan.

More information on this event can be found on the One Cowichan website at onecowichan. ca