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.
Our city has what it takes to successfully get 100% of our energy from renewable sources before 2050.
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.
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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.