July 5, 2016

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This Week. The latest news and updates from BC Hydro.

July 5, 2016

A Canadian report has concluded that, of the power sources that emit no carbon emissions, hydroelectricity is the most cost-effective. A policy analyst with the Canada West Foundation makes a case for both Alberta and Saskatchewan leaning on B.C. for clean power. Also, we correct a recent story by DesmogCanada as we confirm that the Site C Clean Energy project is on budget and on schedule. And we serve up a visual recap of some of the work BC Hydro has been doing to invest in our electricity system and B.C.'s future.
Alberta could really use clean hydro power

Alberta could really use clean hydro power

An opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun calls for more work on a deal to send BC Hydro power to a province that needs help in shifting to clean electricity.

Read more at vancouversun.com
Story on Site C costs is inaccurate

Story on Site C costs is inaccurate

BC Hydro would like to correct some inaccurate statements that appeared in an online story by DesmogCanada.
Read more on bchydro.com
BC Hydro's work, in words & images

BC Hydro's work, in words & images

It's been 33 years since we last built a dam, but that doesn’t mean we haven't been busy.
Learn more at bchydro.com
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

The wind is blowing and generating electricity at Dewdney Elementary in the Lower Mainland. The school recently installed a windmill – that's the white equipment you see on the roof – to give kids an up close look at alternative energy sources.
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