Vancouver has a long history of supporting climate action, from the Clouds of Change reports in 1990 to the Community Climate Change Action Plan in 2005, the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan in 2011 to the Renewable City Strategy in 2015, and now the Renewable City Action Plan.
See below for the most current documents associated with this plan, to get news on our progress, and to join us on social media.
Renewable City Action Plan (2017)
Read our ten year plan to become a city entirely powered by renewable energy.
Read the summary of how Vancouver is going to become a renewable city.
Renewable City Strategy (2015)
A 62-page document about our strategy to become a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050.
A 14-page summary of our Renewable City Strategy and its targets and priorities.
A longer read about our renewable energy commitment.
To better understand our energy needs, we worked with BC Hydro and Navius Research.
We're committed to work together with FortisBC to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Vancouver.
Initiatives that are helping us reach our goal and targets
We are working to have no GHG emissions from all new buildings by 2030. Learn how we’ll get there. Review policies, code requirements, and more.
The Neighbourhood Energy Strategy will help develop additional neighbourhood energy systems throughout Vancouver.
Our plan provides a vision for how people and goods move in and around Vancouver for the next 30 years.
Find where you can charge your electric vehicle and learn how we're supporting people and businesses in Vancouver to use electric vehicles.
We have a long-term strategic vision for Vancouver to achieve the goal of zero waste by 2040.