CITY: July 20th Urban Solar Garden Public Discussion

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The City of New Westminster, is extending an invitation to all QCB Members (anyone who lives in the Quay community) to attend a Public Information Session on Thursday, July 20th, from 7PM-8PM, at the Anvil Centre Ballroom, to discuss the potential development of an Urban Solar Garden.

The Urban Solar Garden will be a city-owned solar photovoltaic (PV) array. Anyone who is a New Westminster Electric Utility customer can subscribe to a portion of the array. Electricity generated from the array is credited back to the subscriber’s utility bill in proportion to their investment. The Urban Solar Garden will an accessible, cheaper alternative to rooftop solar that allows easy access to energy “Made in New West, for New West”.

Following is an information sheet with more details. If you are interested in attending please RVSP by going to Your active participation is appreciated so we can understand the community’s interest in this project and gather valuable feedback.

Please share this invitation to anyone who may be interested in attending.

Ryan Voon, Sustainability Scholar | E