Energy & Environment
The municipality established the Energy & Environment office to serve as the corporate lead for sustainability and environmental policy, strategy, reporting, and performance monitoring. The office takes an integrated systems approach to the environment, focusing on clean energy, air, water and land. The group also coordinates internal and external education and awareness programs.
A pilot program that offers homeowners an innovative water heating option that can be financed through a new solar collector account with HRM. Check out the five easy steps to getting your solar water system then register for the program.
Includes Geothermal Energy (Alderney Five Project), Solar Hot Water, air and Solar City, Wind Energy Master Plan.
Includes Water Quality Monitoring Program, Wastewater/ Stormwater Strategy. Learn how to protect our watersheds
Our Regional Plan includes water quality, open space, affordable housing, public transit, orientation. Our Solid Waste Management system has achieved high and climbing waste diversion rates over the past several years.
Includes Lighting Projects, Corporate Energy Benchmarking, & Natural Gas Projects.
Halifax Regional Council has adopted a target to reduce corporate greenhouse gas emissions to 30% below 2008 levels by 2020.