Stories and news from FortisBC

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

Protecting White sturgeon: a 175-million-year-old species at risk

We caught up with our aquatics biologist to learn more about White sturgeon in the Kootenays, a species listed as endangered, and understand how we’re working with our partners to protect this age-old species.
January 13, 2021

7 ways to help you manage winter energy bills

Cooler winter weather means heating systems are working more often to keep our homes cosy and warm. Using more energy can lead to higher monthly bills but we have some tips to help you manage your winter energy use.
January 11, 2021

Year in review: progress made to 30BY30 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Last year we set our 30BY30 target to reduce our customers’ greenhouse gas emissions 30 per cent by 2030. Let’s look at some of the progress we made this year as we work towards this ambitious target.
December 17, 2020

How we’re building and maintaining resilient natural gas supply

Do you ever turn on your furnace and worry about having the natural gas to run it? Of course not! Here’s how we ensure our natural gas supply is reliable, delivering the gas you need when it’s cold.
December 15, 2020

How a new fireplace can keep you warm and lower your energy bills

If you have an older and possibly inefficient fireplace, it may be time to look at upgrading it to a high-efficiency model. New fireplaces have more energy saving features that can help you lower your monthly energy bills.
November 30, 2020

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

Protecting White sturgeon: a 175-million-year-old species at risk

We caught up with our aquatics biologist to learn more about White sturgeon in the Kootenays, a species listed as endangered, and understand how we’re working with our partners to protect this age-old species.
January 13, 2021

7 ways to help you manage winter energy bills

Cooler winter weather means heating systems are working more often to keep our homes cosy and warm. Using more energy can lead to higher monthly bills but we have some tips to help you manage your winter energy use.
January 11, 2021

Year in review: progress made to 30BY30 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Last year we set our 30BY30 target to reduce our customers’ greenhouse gas emissions 30 per cent by 2030. Let’s look at some of the progress we made this year as we work towards this ambitious target.
December 17, 2020

How we’re building and maintaining resilient natural gas supply

Do you ever turn on your furnace and worry about having the natural gas to run it? Of course not! Here’s how we ensure our natural gas supply is reliable, delivering the gas you need when it’s cold.
December 15, 2020

How a new fireplace can keep you warm and lower your energy bills

If you have an older and possibly inefficient fireplace, it may be time to look at upgrading it to a high-efficiency model. New fireplaces have more energy saving features that can help you lower your monthly energy bills.
November 30, 2020

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