Stories and news from FortisBC

How our principles help grow better relationships with Indigenous People

Adopting a Statement of Indigenous Principles has helped FortisBC develop and maintain progressive relationships with Indigenous Peoples.
May 4, 2021

FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners: Meet Jay Starnino

Our Climate Action Partners program helps governments and organizations achieve their climate action goals. We caught up with Jay Starnino, senior energy specialist with Grand Forks, to learn about how his work helps the community.
March 29, 2021

FortisBC female executives: Leading the way to a lower-carbon future

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, we asked four of our vice-presidents to share more about their stories and thoughts on the future of energy in the province.
March 8, 2021

How Indigenous communities are finding unique ways to improve energy efficiency in their homes

Historical policies continue to impact Indigenous Peoples today as many homes on-reserve land are not energy efficient. However, housing departments are finding ways to improve housing conditions for their community members.
March 4, 2021

New scholarships help fill critical gap for trained tradespeople

FortisBC is working with Thompson Rivers University and Okanagan College to provide six new scholarships for women and Indigenous students pursuing careers in trades.
February 25, 2021

What it takes to restore power after a winter windstorm

A January windstorm brought with it some of the most extreme and challenging conditions our power line technicians face in the field.
February 11, 2021

How can waste heat be repurposed for space heating?

Heat recovery is an innovation that captures waste heat from a building’s air exchange system and puts it to new use—like space heating.
February 2, 2021

5 exciting ways we’re getting renewable energy from waste

We plan to supply enough carbon-neutral Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to replace up to 15 per cent of our current natural gas supply. Learn how we’re working with our customers to help reduce their emissions by 30 per cent by 2030.
January 27, 2021

How our principles help grow better relationships with Indigenous People

Adopting a Statement of Indigenous Principles has helped FortisBC develop and maintain progressive relationships with Indigenous Peoples.
May 4, 2021

FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners: Meet Jay Starnino

Our Climate Action Partners program helps governments and organizations achieve their climate action goals. We caught up with Jay Starnino, senior energy specialist with Grand Forks, to learn about how his work helps the community.
March 29, 2021

FortisBC female executives: Leading the way to a lower-carbon future

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, we asked four of our vice-presidents to share more about their stories and thoughts on the future of energy in the province.
March 8, 2021

How Indigenous communities are finding unique ways to improve energy efficiency in their homes

Historical policies continue to impact Indigenous Peoples today as many homes on-reserve land are not energy efficient. However, housing departments are finding ways to improve housing conditions for their community members.
March 4, 2021

New scholarships help fill critical gap for trained tradespeople

FortisBC is working with Thompson Rivers University and Okanagan College to provide six new scholarships for women and Indigenous students pursuing careers in trades.
February 25, 2021

What it takes to restore power after a winter windstorm

A January windstorm brought with it some of the most extreme and challenging conditions our power line technicians face in the field.
February 11, 2021

How can waste heat be repurposed for space heating?

Heat recovery is an innovation that captures waste heat from a building’s air exchange system and puts it to new use—like space heating.
February 2, 2021

5 exciting ways we’re getting renewable energy from waste

We plan to supply enough carbon-neutral Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to replace up to 15 per cent of our current natural gas supply. Learn how we’re working with our customers to help reduce their emissions by 30 per cent by 2030.
January 27, 2021