Stories

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

FortisBC crews return home from Turks and Caicos

Last week, the first wave of FortisBC crew members prepared to leave Turks and Caicos as the new crew landed to provide the next three weeks of support.
November 16, 2017

We heard you and are delivering your feedback on rate design

Thanks to everyone who came out to our June and July presentations on electricity rate design. Take a look at how you can still get involved.
August 21, 2017

Powering up in a fire zone

Teams tackled dangerous trees and fresh flare ups to bring power back online to homes after a forest fire in Princeton.
August 9, 2017

Safety tips this National Electricity Month

As June is National Electricity Month, Michelle and Amy celebrate by sharing tips to stay safe around electricity.
June 13, 2017

8 smart questions to ask before you rent or buy

Renting or buying your first home is an exciting time. Here’s how you can prevent higher than expected utility bills from ruining what should be a great experience.
April 7, 2017

Turning light bulbs into playgrounds

Creative fundraiser helps families save on energy costs while raising funds for local schools and scouting groups.
March 21, 2017

How to store and maintain food during an outage

Has the power been out for a while? Food scientist, Karine Lawrence, shares what to do before, during and after a long outage to keep food safe and avoid waste.
March 13, 2017

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

FortisBC crews return home from Turks and Caicos

Last week, the first wave of FortisBC crew members prepared to leave Turks and Caicos as the new crew landed to provide the next three weeks of support.
November 16, 2017

We heard you and are delivering your feedback on rate design

Thanks to everyone who came out to our June and July presentations on electricity rate design. Take a look at how you can still get involved.
August 21, 2017

Powering up in a fire zone

Teams tackled dangerous trees and fresh flare ups to bring power back online to homes after a forest fire in Princeton.
August 9, 2017

Safety tips this National Electricity Month

As June is National Electricity Month, Michelle and Amy celebrate by sharing tips to stay safe around electricity.
June 13, 2017

8 smart questions to ask before you rent or buy

Renting or buying your first home is an exciting time. Here’s how you can prevent higher than expected utility bills from ruining what should be a great experience.
April 7, 2017

Turning light bulbs into playgrounds

Creative fundraiser helps families save on energy costs while raising funds for local schools and scouting groups.
March 21, 2017

How to store and maintain food during an outage

Has the power been out for a while? Food scientist, Karine Lawrence, shares what to do before, during and after a long outage to keep food safe and avoid waste.
March 13, 2017