Renewables NB envisions a New Brunswick that is powered entirely by renewable energy.
Renewables NB also envisions New Brunswickers, with the awareness, the understanding and the means, to access renewable energy technologies, actively engaged in a vibrant community-based renewable energy sector.
Renewables NB is a network of environmental organizations that collaborate with businesses, industry, government and individuals to promote renewable energy and advance the sector in New Brunswick.
- Provide resources and information on renewable energy to the general public.
- Create opportunities for those working in the renewable energy sector to connect, network and support each other.
- Promote ways to move to renewables such as community-owned renewable energy projects, PACE programs, etc.
The First Few
EOS is an environmental non-profit organization based out of Sackville, New Brunswick. EOS became the provincial coordinator for Renewables NB in 2020. EOS promotes renewable energy, empowers local climate change solutions and monitors watersheds.
Falls Brook Centre (FBC) acted as the provincial coordinator for the Renewables NB consortium from 2015 til 2020. Falls Brook Centre is a demonstration centre and registered charity that works to foster thriving local communities by educating and inspiring people to adopt environmentally sound practices. Through partnerships, recreation, and education that support the creation of a balanced, sustainable way of life, FBC seeks to explore and promote practical solutions to today’s environmental, social, and economic challenges. One of Falls Brook Centre’s main program areas is renewable energy and energy efficiency, and FBC has been working to implement and support related projects since its inception in 1992.
Conservation Council of New Brunswick (CCNB) is a non-profit organization, first established in 1969, that creates awareness of environmental problems and advances practical solutions through research, education and interventions. Consisting of a small, but dedicated staff they work to protect the province’s air, water and land. Throughout the years, CCNB has worked with programs such as Marine Conservation Program, Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Health Programs,Forest Conservation, Climate Action, and Health Watch Programs.
The Miramichi River Environmental Assessment Committee (MREAC) was formed in 1989 as a multi-stakeholder environmental non-governmental organization to address watershed-based issues. MREAC continues to serve the Miramichi communities as a not-for-profit watershed organization that monitors, assesses, and addresses environmental issues on the Miramichi watershed. MREAC advocates for the adoption of renewable energy technologies in our corner of the province and was one of the founding members of Renewables NB.
Cape Jourimain Nature Centre (CJNC) is a non-profit organization located in the Cape Jourimain National Wildlife Area. Its leading mandate is to provide interpretive services on the site’s natural and cultural heritage. This includes school programs, group tours, and public events. The Nature Centre, which opened in 2001, is host to several sustainable technologies, including geothermal, composting toilets, rainwater collection, solar hot water, and photovoltaic. Through its programming and collaboration with other environmental organizations, CJNC endeavors to raise awareness about sustainability and conservation in New Brunswick.
Your Environmental Trust Fund at Work. Renewables NB is made possible through support from the New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund.