Stories & news from FortisBC

Earth Day, energy and environmental sustainability

This Earth Day, we’re considering our approach to environmental sustainability, today and into the future.
April 17, 2019

6 ways to help ensure your newly built home is comfortable and energy-efficient

No doubt you’ve lived, at some point, in a home with flimsy windows, no soundproofing or inadequate heating. No one likes to have to wear a coat inside or hear private conversations from the neighbours. When it comes to buying a newly built home, your comfort options have improved, and I’m not talking only about stainless or quartz.
April 12, 2019

5 family-friendly things to do in the dark during Earth Hour

Did you know it’s Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m. on March 30, 2019? Are you planning on going an hour without lights or screens to show your love for our planet? If so, here are five ideas on how to spend your time in the dark.
March 20, 2019

Keeping up with new energy demand: cannabis and blockchain

When you think of greenhouse crops, cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes probably come to mind. But we’re seeing a big boom in requests for new crops – cannabis and server farms.
March 7, 2019

Natural gas rates and your bill

Questions answered about your natural gas bill and the latest rates and charges, including the carbon tax.
March 1, 2019

Customer insight creates a better website

Our website has a new look and improved functionality, thanks to customer input. Check out our most-frequently visited pages, and learn how you can help us make the site even better.
February 6, 2019

How to better understand your winter electricity use

Meet Bob and Jen and follow them as they get the facts about winter energy use and find out how to avoid a higher than expected winter electricity bill.
January 30, 2019

What you need to know when a stranger comes knocking

Over the last few weeks we have been receiving calls from concerned customers that salespeople have been soliciting door-to-door and asking to come into their homes to see or service their appliances.
January 22, 2019

Earth Day, energy and environmental sustainability

This Earth Day, we’re considering our approach to environmental sustainability, today and into the future.
April 17, 2019

6 ways to help ensure your newly built home is comfortable and energy-efficient

No doubt you’ve lived, at some point, in a home with flimsy windows, no soundproofing or inadequate heating. No one likes to have to wear a coat inside or hear private conversations from the neighbours. When it comes to buying a newly built home, your comfort options have improved, and I’m not talking only about stainless or quartz.
April 12, 2019

5 family-friendly things to do in the dark during Earth Hour

Did you know it’s Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m. on March 30, 2019? Are you planning on going an hour without lights or screens to show your love for our planet? If so, here are five ideas on how to spend your time in the dark.
March 20, 2019

Keeping up with new energy demand: cannabis and blockchain

When you think of greenhouse crops, cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes probably come to mind. But we’re seeing a big boom in requests for new crops – cannabis and server farms.
March 7, 2019

Natural gas rates and your bill

Questions answered about your natural gas bill and the latest rates and charges, including the carbon tax.
March 1, 2019

Customer insight creates a better website

Our website has a new look and improved functionality, thanks to customer input. Check out our most-frequently visited pages, and learn how you can help us make the site even better.
February 6, 2019

How to better understand your winter electricity use

Meet Bob and Jen and follow them as they get the facts about winter energy use and find out how to avoid a higher than expected winter electricity bill.
January 30, 2019

What you need to know when a stranger comes knocking

Over the last few weeks we have been receiving calls from concerned customers that salespeople have been soliciting door-to-door and asking to come into their homes to see or service their appliances.
January 22, 2019