Stories and news from FortisBC

Why is FortisBC asking me to use less energy?

We're working toward our 30BY30 target by making energy-efficient appliances and equipment accessible and more affordable to our customers through our rebate programs, helping lower their energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
October 27, 2020

2020 FortisBC Efficiency in Action award winners

To achieve exceptional energy savings, it takes a team—and a willingness to do what it takes to help create a healthier future for BC.
October 22, 2020

4 ways we’re working to ensure we continue to deliver natural gas to our customers today and into the future

Did you know we own and operate almost 50,000 kilometres of gas line? It’s enough to comfortably go around the Earth and the foundation we use to deliver natural gas to more than one million customers.
October 13, 2020

The costly truth about your old furnace

Some homes are still heated with old, inefficient furnaces & homeowners are unaware. With winter almost here & double rebates available for a limited time, how does yours stack up?
October 9, 2020

Want to save money, maintain the life of gas appliances and stay cosy?

Regular maintenance keeps your furnace, fireplace and tankless water heater running safely and more efficiently. Plus we’ve got rebates.
September 14, 2020

Giving back: how two charities in the Comox Valley are helping their communities

As we head into a new fall season, we were able to catch up with two charities in the Comox Valley and see how our donation in 2019 was spent to use helping others.
August 24, 2020

A little less conversation, a little more (climate) action

There’s been a lot of conversation over the years about effective climate action. Anyone can talk the talk, but we’re helping advance a lower carbon BC in a practical and economic manner. Here’s one of the things we’re doing.
August 10, 2020

Calling all gamers: how virtual reality is keeping us safe

The use for virtual reality extends beyond games and entertainment—it’s helping provide our staff with the skills they need to work safely on our equipment while they maintain and modify the system. Here’s how.
July 27, 2020

Why is FortisBC asking me to use less energy?

We're working toward our 30BY30 target by making energy-efficient appliances and equipment accessible and more affordable to our customers through our rebate programs, helping lower their energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
October 27, 2020

2020 FortisBC Efficiency in Action award winners

To achieve exceptional energy savings, it takes a team—and a willingness to do what it takes to help create a healthier future for BC.
October 22, 2020

4 ways we’re working to ensure we continue to deliver natural gas to our customers today and into the future

Did you know we own and operate almost 50,000 kilometres of gas line? It’s enough to comfortably go around the Earth and the foundation we use to deliver natural gas to more than one million customers.
October 13, 2020

The costly truth about your old furnace

Some homes are still heated with old, inefficient furnaces & homeowners are unaware. With winter almost here & double rebates available for a limited time, how does yours stack up?
October 9, 2020

Want to save money, maintain the life of gas appliances and stay cosy?

Regular maintenance keeps your furnace, fireplace and tankless water heater running safely and more efficiently. Plus we’ve got rebates.
September 14, 2020

Giving back: how two charities in the Comox Valley are helping their communities

As we head into a new fall season, we were able to catch up with two charities in the Comox Valley and see how our donation in 2019 was spent to use helping others.
August 24, 2020

A little less conversation, a little more (climate) action

There’s been a lot of conversation over the years about effective climate action. Anyone can talk the talk, but we’re helping advance a lower carbon BC in a practical and economic manner. Here’s one of the things we’re doing.
August 10, 2020

Calling all gamers: how virtual reality is keeping us safe

The use for virtual reality extends beyond games and entertainment—it’s helping provide our staff with the skills they need to work safely on our equipment while they maintain and modify the system. Here’s how.
July 27, 2020