For Immediate Release
STOPPING SITE C NOW WOULD SAVE BC $113 MILLION PER YEAR
FORT ST. JOHN, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Today the Peace Valley Landowner Association released a report by internationally respected energy economist Robert McCullough highlighting the continuing decline in the cost of solar and on-shore wind energy.
Robert McCullough compared renewables to Site C in his cover letter stating:
Addressing a claim often made by the BC Government for Site C, Robert states:
This latest report is associated with the decision by Pacific Gas & Elictric's (PG&E) to close both units of the 2,200 MW Diablo Canyon nuclear plant in Southern California by 2025 due to the high operating cost of nuclear compared with the low market cost of electricity. The report states:
Media Contact: Ken Boon, President Peace Valley Landowner Association (250) 262-9014