CELP - 2018 Special Round

The following projects were approved under a Special round with $250,000 allocated to CELP project applicants that were previously unfunded due to program oversubscription in previous funding rounds.

CELP 2018 Special Round Successful Applicants

  1. Osoyoos – $24,750 to install a complete direct digital control (DOC) building automation system (BAS) to optimize control of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and other building-level equipment and systems. The total project cost is $75,000.
  2. Barriere – $10,758 to install a biomass heating and hot water system and retrofit community search and rescue, fire hall and district office buildings. The total project cost is $32,600.

  3. Tsleil-Waututh  First Nation – $46,365 to construct a fixed solar photovoltaic array that will generate 41.6kW of power from 262 square metres of panels on the newly constructed Administration and Health Centre Building. The average annual power of 46,700 kWh will be used to offset the energy needed for the building. The total project cost is $140,500.

  4. Doig River First Nation – $75,000 to construct a 6,030 square feet community passive house community building for spiritual practice, elders and day-care use. Annual savings estimated at $8,000 based on non-passive house construction standards. Provincial funding is contributing to the energy efficiency phase of the project with a cost of $272,000, while the total cost for the community passive house project is $4.2 million.

  5. Hesquiaht First Nations – $100,000 to construct a 350-kilowatt hydropower plant on the Ahtaapq Creek that is expected to replace 76% of diesel use and cut 627 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions each year. Provincial funding is contributing to a phase of the project with a cost of $749,155 while the total cost of the hydropower project is estimated at $13 million.