Our city has what it takes to successfully get 100% of our energy from renewable sources before 2050.
We are not banning the use of natural gas, despite claims to the contrary in a misinformed opinion piece in The Province newspaper. Learn more.
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Imagine a city that supports a thriving economy while improving affordability, and provides residents the opportunity to be healthy and mobile.
Imagine a city with a renewably powered transportation system that supports a thriving economy and healthy mobility options.
Imagine a city where homes and offices are comfortable, cost less to heat and cool, and use only renewable sources of energy.
Fossil fuels can no longer be relied upon in the future. Vancouver uses over 59.3 million gigajoules (GJ) of energy a year.
We will pursue renewable energy in all areas where we both have and don't have control, and accelerate change by being a leader.
Our ambitious and achievable 35-year Renewable City Strategy targets buildings, transportation, and green economic opportunities.
A 14-page summary of our Renewable City Strategy and its targets and priorities.
A 62-page document about our strategy to become a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050.
A longer read about our renewable energy commitment and how to shift buildings and transportation to use only renewable energy.