Stories and news from FortisBC

BC food distributor uses natural gas to lower truck fleet emissions by 1,945 tonnes

Victoria-based company ColdStar Solutions, has been using compressed natural gas (CNG) to reduce their truck fleet’s greenhouse gas emissions.
July 28, 2021

5 cautionary tales to ensure safe digging

Last year, there were more than 972 incidents of damaged natural gas lines. Find out what happens after a homeowner or contractor damages a line.
July 13, 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 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

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

BC food distributor uses natural gas to lower truck fleet emissions by 1,945 tonnes

Victoria-based company ColdStar Solutions, has been using compressed natural gas (CNG) to reduce their truck fleet’s greenhouse gas emissions.
July 28, 2021

5 cautionary tales to ensure safe digging

Last year, there were more than 972 incidents of damaged natural gas lines. Find out what happens after a homeowner or contractor damages a line.
July 13, 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 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

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