Stories and news from FortisBC

A 1950’s engineering marvel gets some modern updates

Crews recently replaced more than 1,200 porcelain insulators on what was once the longest power line span in the world, across Kootenay Lake.
March 20, 2018

Special equipment helps researchers discover secrets in the snowpack

The North Kootenay Lake Water Monitoring Program will use a new snow tube to collect core samples from snowpacks in the North Kootenay watershed, which will help researchers understand how water flows in a changing climate can affect downstream communities and infrastructure.
March 9, 2018

Olympic Cauldron lit with Renewable Natural Gas

The iconic Vancouver 2010 Olympic Cauldron was lit with 100 per cent RNG on Thursday, February 8 prior to the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games and will be lit again on Saturday, March 17 prior to the Closing Ceremony for the Paralympic Games.
March 6, 2018

FortisBC’s former Olympian cheering on Team Canada

Georgina Wheatcroft brought home an Olympic bronze medal in 2002; now she works at FortisBC and coaches others.
March 5, 2018

Confused about rate design? We can help.

Get the facts about our proposed changes to rate design and what these could mean to you.
February 22, 2018

Surrey after-school programs help students meet educational challenges

AHP Matthew Elementary and Queen Elizabeth Secondary will receive $5,000 each from FortisBC.
February 21, 2018

Empower Me empowers new immigrants preparing for their first Canadian winter

See how this innovative program builds community connections and provides important energy tips to new immigrants.
February 6, 2018

How do you make energy out of food scraps?

Check out the recipe we use to make Renewable Natural Gas.
February 5, 2018

A 1950’s engineering marvel gets some modern updates

Crews recently replaced more than 1,200 porcelain insulators on what was once the longest power line span in the world, across Kootenay Lake.
March 20, 2018

Special equipment helps researchers discover secrets in the snowpack

The North Kootenay Lake Water Monitoring Program will use a new snow tube to collect core samples from snowpacks in the North Kootenay watershed, which will help researchers understand how water flows in a changing climate can affect downstream communities and infrastructure.
March 9, 2018

Olympic Cauldron lit with Renewable Natural Gas

The iconic Vancouver 2010 Olympic Cauldron was lit with 100 per cent RNG on Thursday, February 8 prior to the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games and will be lit again on Saturday, March 17 prior to the Closing Ceremony for the Paralympic Games.
March 6, 2018

FortisBC’s former Olympian cheering on Team Canada

Georgina Wheatcroft brought home an Olympic bronze medal in 2002; now she works at FortisBC and coaches others.
March 5, 2018

Confused about rate design? We can help.

Get the facts about our proposed changes to rate design and what these could mean to you.
February 22, 2018

Surrey after-school programs help students meet educational challenges

AHP Matthew Elementary and Queen Elizabeth Secondary will receive $5,000 each from FortisBC.
February 21, 2018

Empower Me empowers new immigrants preparing for their first Canadian winter

See how this innovative program builds community connections and provides important energy tips to new immigrants.
February 6, 2018

How do you make energy out of food scraps?

Check out the recipe we use to make Renewable Natural Gas.
February 5, 2018

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