This backgrounder examines the principles that inform a strategic environmental assessment and the way in which such assessments are implemented, with a focus on adopting a ‘more planned approach’ to IPP power projects in BC. The paper outlines case studies from other Canadian jurisdictions that have used strategic environmental assessment to make decisions about renewable energy and other projects affecting the environment.
Toward a Planned Approach To IPP Projects In BC - Strategic Environmental Assessment
IPP; EA; Strategic Environmental Assessment; Independent Power Producers
December 1, 2009