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September 07, 2010 17:06 ET

Media Advisory: Innovative Energy Storage a Breakthrough for Remote Communities

BELLA COOLA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 7, 2010) - The Honourable Stockwell Day, President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, alongside John Rustad, MLA, Nechako Lakes and Chief Spencer Siwallace from the Nuxalk Nation, will commission an innovative energy storage project in Bella Coola, British Columbia. This state-of-the-art energy storage project will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and could alter the way remote communities are powered.

Date & Time: Thursday, September 9, 2010
  12:00 pm (PST)
   
Location: Ah Sin Heek BC Hydro Yard
  C.571 Tonquin Road
  Bella Coola, British Columbia
   
Participants: The Hon. Stockwell Day, President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
  John Rustad, MLA for Nechako Lakes
  Dr. Vicky Sharpe, President and CEO, SDTC
  Larry Sollecito, Vice President, Smart Grid, GE Energy - Digital Energy
  Dan Doyle, Chair, BC Hydro Board of Directors
  RD Merritt, Director of Distributed Clean Power, Powertech
  Chief Spencer Siwallace from the Nuxalk Nation

Contact Information

  • BC Hydro
    Simi Heer
    Media Relations
    604-623-3963
    or
    GE Canada
    Britton Cronin
    Communications
    972-701-5452
    or
    Powertech
    Mike Krafczyk
    Marketing Manager
    604-590-6606
    or
    SDTC
    Pat Breton
    Director, Communications
    613-234-6313 ext. 295
    or
    Natural Resources Canada
    Richard Walker
    Minister's Office, Ottawa
    613-996-2007