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Partnership between The Canada Infrastructure Bank and Efficiency Capital to provide innovative financing for retrofit projects

Recently, The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) announced a commitment to invest up to $50 million into Efficiency Capital’s Commercial Building Retrofit Initiative. Through this program, Efficiency Capital works with building owners to identify potential energy-saving upgrade projects, and provides upfront financing to implement them. Any energy cost savings from the upgrades are used to pay…

FESBC now accepting applications to fund community projects that reduce wildfire risk

In Budget 2022, the B.C. government provided $25 million in new funding to the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) for projects that protect communities from wildfire risk and prepare for climate change impacts. FESBC has supported 263 projects throughout BC, 43 of which have been in partnership with First Nations. These projects have reduced…