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Osprey Nest Management Program

Osprey Nest Management Program
Our Osprey Nest Management Program is part of our overall environmental protection plans – where we have environmental specialists working to protect wildlife habitat, local fish, native plants,

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/climate-leadership/environment/osprey-nest-management-program

Conservation, Demand Side and Energy Management

Conservation, Demand Side and Energy Management
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https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/regulatory-affairs/our-gas-utility/gas-bcuc-submissions/fortisbc-energy-inc.-gas-submissions/c-ds-em

Transmission Integrity Management Capabilities (TIMC) Project

Transmission Integrity Management Capabilities (TIMC) Project
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https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/regulatory-affairs/our-gas-utility/gas-bcuc-submissions/fortisbc-energy-inc.-gas-submissions/cpcn-proj/timc

2021 Long-Term Electric Resource Plan and Long-Term Demand-Side Management Plan

2021 Long-Term Electric Resource Plan and Long-Term Demand-Side Management Plan
If you see downed power lines, stay at least 10 metres away and call us or 911. 1-866-436-7847 See outage map Account Online My profile

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/regulatory-affairs/our-electricity-utility/electric-bcuc-submissions/resource-plans-for-electricity/2021-long-term-electric-resource-plan-and-long-term-demand-side-management-plan

Natural gas pipeline safety

FortisBC’s Integrity Management Plan Our Integrity Management Plan is the main tool we use to ensure the integrity of our transmission and distribution systems.
The Integrity Management Plan outlines our regular safety

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/natural-gas-and-electricity-system-safety/natural-gas-pipeline-safety

Why are we trimming and removing trees?

Some of the trees and other vegetation near our natural gas lines and electric power lines create safety and reliability issues, so we hire skilled contractors to remove vegetation that could be problematic.
Ensure the wires

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/stories/20170525-why-are-we-trimming-and-removing-trees

Electricity system safety

These programs outline our regular safety and maintenance activities, including: renewing and upgrading our system conducting inspections of the rights-of-way to check for damage and third-party activity near our equipment conducting annual

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/natural-gas-and-electricity-system-safety/electricity-system-safety

North America’s First Closed-Loop Waste Management System Opens in Surrey

North America’s First Closed-Loop Waste Management System Opens in Surrey
The $68 million facility is the first fully integrated closed-loop organic waste management system in North America.

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/media-centre-details/2018/03/09/20180312-north-americas-first-closed-loop-waste-management-system-opens-in-surrey

Why Environment Management Plans matter in maintaining reliable energy and wildlife habitats

Why Environment Management Plans matter in maintaining reliable energy and wildlife habitats
The EMP covers all environmental aspects of a project from start to finish–including everything from aquatic resource management to

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/stories/why-environment-management-plans-matter-in-maintaining-reliable-energy-and-wildlife-habitats

Working in your neighbourhood

This includes upgrading electricity and natural gas lines – which may require crews to work along roads – as well as managing vegetation near our facilities and rights of way.
This routine work is part of our integrity

https://www.fortisbc.com/in-your-community/working-in-your-neighbourhood

Environmental protection

Pest management Pest management helps improve the safety and reliability of our systems while protecting environmentally sensitive areas and land uses and reducing the spread of noxious weeds, invasive plants and other pests. https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/climate-leadership/environment

Gas line maintenance

When planning what to plant, consider how far both the roots and the vegetation may spread and if that may present a hazard to nearby utility lines.
If we find potentially hazardous vegetation, we hire skilled, trained

https://www.fortisbc.com/safety-outages/natural-gas-safety/gas-line-maintenance

Energy specialist - frequently asked questions

Upon request, submit your natural gas energy management plan to us.
We will interview you regarding your natural gas energy management plan to determine eligibility.

https://www.fortisbc.com/rebates-and-energy-savings/rebates-and-offers/rebates-business/energy-specialist-frequently-asked-questions

Social Housing Retrofit Support Program

The engineering consultant will guide you through the various aspects of the retrofit, such as project management, project specification and RFP, engaging contractors to install equipment (these costs are separate from this funding) and

https://www.fortisbc.com/rebates/business/social-housing-retrofit-support-program

Meet 6 women rethinking the future of energy in BC

“At the landfill there’s vegetation adjacent to the project site area, so any construction activities have to consider the potential disturbance to birds and wildlife that use this vegetation for habitat.
Asia is now an asset

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/stories/meet-6-women-rethinking-the-future-of-energy-in-bc

FortisBC executive leadership

Previously, he spent more than 12 years with FortisBC in successive management roles.
She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Victoria and project management diploma from the University of British

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/fortisbc-leadership-team

From floods to fires — how we stay prepared every day

Sandulak, manager, emergency management and business continuity programs at FortisBC.
T.M. and his Emergency Management team are responsible for making sure the company is ready for anything.

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/stories/20180827-from-floods-to-fires-how-we-stay-prepared-every-day

Tree clearing for power line and gas line maintenance program

It helps prevent safety hazards and outages from trees and other vegetation coming into contact with our natural gas and electricity equipment.
We do not provide notification for routine trimming or vegetation maintenance

https://www.fortisbc.com/in-your-community/tree-clearing-for-power-line-and-gas-line-maintenance-program

Construction is underway: what you need to know

In addition to installing new pipes and power lines, you’ll see crews assessing areas for future projects, inspecting lines for upcoming maintenance and clearing utility corridors and rights-of-way of trees and other vegetation that if left

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/stories/construction-is-underway-what-you-need-to-know

Business development with Indigenous partners

When we upgraded and replaced 20 kilometres of gas line running through Vancouver, Burnaby and Coquitlam, we joined forces with Seven Generations Environmental Services, a company owned by six Stó:lō Nations communities, for the expert monitoring

https://www.fortisbc.com/in-your-community/indigenous-relationships-and-reconciliation/business-development-with-indigenous-partners

Interior Transmission System

If you see downed power lines, stay at least 10 metres away and call us or 911. 1-866-436-7847 See outage map Account Online My profile My rebates Log out Account login Account Online My profile My rebates

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/regulatory-affairs/our-gas-utility/gas-bcuc-submissions/fortisbc-energy-inc.-gas-submissions/cpcn-proj/timc/interior-transmission-system

How we do visual gas line inspections

Integrity digs are part of our Integrity Management Program, ensuring that our natural gas pipelines continue to operate in a safe, environmentally responsible and reliable manner.
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https://www.fortisbc.com/in-your-community/working-in-your-neighbourhood/how-we-do-visual-gas-line-inspections

FortisBC purchases Stargas Utilities

By joining FortisBC, these customers will also have the opportunity to participate in our conservation and energy management incentive programs including high-efficiency appliance rebates, and our Renewable Natural Gas program. https://www.fortisbc.com/in-your-community/working-in-your-neighbourhood/fortisbc-purchases-stargas-utilities

2016 Long term electric resource plan

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https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/regulatory-affairs/our-electricity-utility/electric-bcuc-submissions/resource-plans-for-electricity/2016-long-term-electric-resource-plan

Work with us

ISN is a global leader in contractor and supplier information management.
Once connected to FortisBC, your company is required to submit information in ISN including the following: company profile occupational health and safety

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/work-with-us

Other measurement services

Instrumentation and data services instrument and EVC calibration and repair pipe locator and gas detector testing and maintenance pulse hand-off service calibration of temperature indicators and pressure gauges analysis of odourant sampling, round

https://www.fortisbc.com/services/commercial-industrial-services/measurement-services/other-measurement-services

Climate leadership

Learn more about our environmentally-responsible project planning, pest management, and our Safety and Environmental Policy.
Environmental protection Safety and Environmental Policy Osprey Management Program

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/climate-leadership

FortisBC customers achieve record energy savings in 2021

Key facts: As a regulated utility, FortisBC seeks permission from the BC Utilities Commission for costs associated with its energy efficiency and conservation programs, also known as demand side management (DSM) programs and reports

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/media-centre-details/2022/07/26/fortisbc-customers-achieve-record-energy-savings-in-2021

Natural gas resource planning

The Long Term Gas Resource Plan: looks ahead 20 years to identify energy supply requirements, infrastructure needs and opportunities to manage demand examines the resource options available to FortisBC, including the amount of energy supply we can

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/projects-planning/natural-gas-projects-planning/natural-gas-resource-planning

FortisBC partners to fund smart energy research chair at UBC Okanagan

“We appreciate the work that UBC Okanagan is doing to advance research and education around energy-efficient buildings as well as the opportunity to be involved,” said Danielle Wensink, director of conservation and energy management for

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/media-centre-details/2019/01/21/fortisbc-partners-to-fund-smart-energy-research-chair-at-ubc-okanagan

CPCNs and Projects

Hayes LNG Storage Facility Okanagan Capacity Upgrades CPCN Pattullo Gas Line Replacement CPCN SCP - IPC Transactions Regional Gas Supply Diversity (RGSD) Technology and Information Systems Tilbury LNG Transmission Integrity Management

https://www.fortisbc.com/about-us/corporate-information/regulatory-affairs/our-gas-utility/gas-bcuc-submissions/fortisbc-energy-inc.-gas-submissions/cpcn-proj

FortisBC recognizes Island Health emission reductions with new boiler upgrade at Eagle Park Lodge

“Island Health continues to be very progressive in managing their energy use, making them a great example of what can be achieved when industry, healthcare and government work together,” said Danielle Wensink, director, energy conservation

https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/media-centre-details/2017/03/15/20170314-fortisbc-recognizes-island-health-emission-reductions-new-boiler-eagle-park-lodge