2015 Ride for Clean Energy

2015 Ride for Clean Energy

Three years after the inaugural Ride for Clean Energy benefitting the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation, the third annual Ride got under way! On August 8th, 30 dedicated cyclists embarked on the beautiful and challenging 75 km ‘Harrison to Home’ route starting in Harrison Mills and ending in Maple Ridge. The Ride for Clean Energy is the TLCERF’s main…

2014 Clean Energy Research Grant Update

2014 Clean Energy Research Grant Update

Our inaugural grant recipient, Arthur Montazeri, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is pursuing the capture and storage of infrared energy. His project has led to collaboration with UC-Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), in Berkeley California. Here are some of his accomplishments in the past year. His…

2015 Ride for Clean Energy – August 8th, 2015

2015 Ride for Clean Energy – August 8th, 2015

I am pleased to announce that preparations have started for the 3rd annual Ride for Clean Energy, benefiting the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation. This year’s Ride will be taking place Saturday August 8th. The course is the same as last year’s – starting in Harrison Mills and ending in Maple Ridge. Like last year, we will also be…

2014 Grant Recipient Arthur Montazeri

2014 Grant Recipient Arthur Montazeri

The Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation accepted applications for its inaugural research Grant of $10,000.00 in the summer of 2014. The Foundation Board and Advisors were exceedingly impressed by the depth of academic and personal attributes demonstrated in the many applications received. After much consultation and review by the Grant Advisory Committee and the Foundation Board, we are pleased…

Vic to Van covered in UBC’s Trek Alumni Magazine

Vic to Van covered in UBC’s Trek Alumni Magazine

A Memorable Paddle by Trek Magazine Click here to view the original Article Photo: Dawn-Marie Barreira via UBC’s Trek Magazine While some of us worked on our tans over the summer, Sean McBeath, BASc’13, Dion Maxwell and Liam Fisher were busy preparing for a memorable journey. On July 20, 2013, the trio kayaked from Victoria to False Creek to honor Sean’s late…

First annual “Ride for Clean Energy”

First annual “Ride for Clean Energy”

The first annual “Ride for Clean Energy” benefiting the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation was held on August 17, 2013. A group 13 of riders made up of friends and family of the Foundation rode the “Harrison to Home” route. The Ride was organized by Carl McBeath. The riders were greeted at the finish by additional friends and family…

Global TV & CTV media coverage of the Vic to Van Paddle

Global TV & CTV media coverage of the Vic to Van Paddle

Below is a compilation of media coverage from the Rain City Central Vic to Van Paddle, that raised over $17,000 for the Tyler Lewis Clean Anergy Research Foundation in July 2013. Vic to Van On-water Interview from Sean McBeath on Vimeo CTV Vic to Van Coverage from Sean McBeath on Vimeo. Global TV Vic to Van Coverage  

Rain City Central in the News

Rain City Central in the News

Engineering grad paddles for 17 hours to raise funds for clean energy research in honour of friendThe original post for this article can be found at UBC Faculty of Applied Science 135 kilometers and 17 hours later, engineering graduate Sean McBeath can safely call his journey a success – and that’s not counting the $17,000+ that he has raised for clean…