On February 9th BC delivered its Speech from the Throne and continued its rhetorical push to promote renewable energy in the province. Two interesting developments to watch will be the release of the work of the Green Energy Advisory Task Force and the development of a Clean Energy Act.Below are some excerpted highlights from the speech:

Clean energy is this century's greenfield of opportunity.

British Columbia is blessed with enormous untapped energy potential.

We can harness that potential to generate new wealth and new jobs in our communities while we lower greenhouse gas emissions within and beyond our borders.

Clean energy is a cornerstone of our Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one