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FortisBC completes acquisition of Stargas Utilities customers
Jul 11, 2022
SURREY, B.C.—June 30, 2022: FortisBC Energy Inc. (FortisBC) has successfully purchased the operating assets of Stargas Utilities Ltd., acquiring approximately 375 new customers within the Silver Star Mountain Resort. FortisBC will formally transition these new customers starting July 4, 2022.
Through this acquisition, all gas customers within the Silver Star Mountain Resort will join FortisBC’s existing network of approximately 1.2 million customers receiving natural gas, electricity, Renewable Natural Gas and propane. They will have the opportunity to participate in all FortisBC programs and service offerings including the organization’s conservation and energy management incentive programs, high efficiency appliance rebates and the Renewable Natural Gas program.
FortisBC entered into the purchase agreement in December 2020, and received acceptance from its regulator, the British Columbia Utilities Commission, in the spring of 2022.
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FortisBC Energy Inc. is a regulated utility focused on providing safe and reliable energy, including natural gas, Renewable Natural Gas and propane. FortisBC Energy Inc. employs more than 1,900 British Columbians and serves approximately 1,054,097 customers across British Columbia. FortisBC Energy Inc. owns and operates approximately 50,182 kilometres of natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines. FortisBC Energy Inc. is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry. FortisBC Energy Inc. uses the FortisBC name and logo under license from Fortis Inc. For further information on FortisBC, visit www.fortisbc.com. For further information on Fortis Inc., visit www.fortisinc.com.