July 2017

Tour of Nelson Hydro Dam and Community Solar Garden Tour

Organized by the APEGBC West Kootenay Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability, please email [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Nelson Hydro Generating Station - Blewett Road, Nelson, BC
Please see below for directions, the location is not on google maps.
Presenter: Alex Love,
Genenal Manager, Nelson Hydro

Carmen Proctor,
Ecosave Program Coordinator, Community Solar Garden
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Online Registration: $10.00 + GST = $10.50

Drop-in Registration: $15.00 = GST = $15.75
Contact: Alison MacLeod
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 250.505.4380

Carmen Proctor
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 250.509.2021
Note: Parking is limited, please carpool if possible. PPE is not required. Be prepared to walk short distances on a gravel road.
Please join us for a tour of the Nelson Hydro Dam, Solar Garden and then enjoy a BBQ with the branch afterwards. See below for a schedule and directions to the event.


5:00 PM – 5:30 PM: APEGBC Executive Meeting
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Dam Tour
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Solar Garden Tour  
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: BBQ/Social
9:00 PM: Closing


The Nelson Hydro Generating station is located between the Playmor Junction and Nelson. Google maps will not find it. Exit off highway 3A onto Blewett Road. Head east, and the entrance to the Nelson Hydro will be on your left, prior to crossing the canal. From Nelson, take Blewett Road, cross the canal bridge, and the entrance is on the right. You will see a Nelson Hydro sign.


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