New West Urban Solar Garden Public Information Session October 19th


You are invited to attend the second Public Information Session for the New Westminster Urban Solar Garden. Details of the event are below:

Date:  Thursday, October 19th

Time:   7 PM to 8:30 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM)

Location:  Health Sciences Association of British Columbia<; (Main Office) at 180 East Columbia Street (a short walk from the Sapperton Skytrain Station)

Seating for this event is limited! Reserve your seat now at this link<;.

Want to learn more about the Urban Solar Garden?  Our second Public Information Session will build off the discussion and feedback from our first event in July, and will cover:

*   The City of New Westminster’s vision for an Urban Solar Garden.

*   Identification of potential City locations to host the solar array.

*   Recent developments in PV technology and examples of community solar projects in BC.

*   Indicative per-panel pricing, typical per-panel solar production, and investment payback details.

Want to Pre-subscribe to the Urban Solar Garden?

Pre-subscriptions to the Urban Solar Garden will open at the end of the Public Information Session, and customers with a New Westminster Electric Utility account will have the opportunity to reserve their spot in the Urban Solar Garden via monetary deposit. Subscriptions will be sold on a per panel basis, with a limit of 10 panels per subscriber. Subscriptions to the garden are limited and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.

In order to measure the interest in this initiative within New Westminster, 75% of the Urban Solar Garden needs to be pre-subscribed by Friday, November 17th, for the project to move forward.

Subscription details, including deposit amount required, are currently being finalized, so please expect an update on this prior to the Public Information Session, via email and on

Can’t make it to the event?

All information regarding Urban Solar Garden, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and subscription details, will be made available on

prior to the event, to help you determine whether the Urban Solar Garden is right for you. Both the July and October events will be summarized and will be made available on the website a few days after the event.

If you have any questions on the Urban Solar Garden, please contact Ryan Coleman (Program Coordinator for Energy Save New West) at 604-515-3818 or via email at

We look forward to seeing you there, and stay tuned for future updates!


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