June 15, 2015 Crews kept busy with summer storm June 15, 2015 Last week brought a windstorm to the Lower Mainland that kept crews busy restoring power to thousands of customers. And near Metchosin, an ocean energy partnership is underway that will deliver efficient heating and cooling to homes in the new Spirit Bay community. Wind storm causes outages to thousands and keeps Lower Mainland crews busyTrees came down and sailboats were bouncing around thanks to a storm that ripped through most of the Lower Mainland on Friday, June 12. Winds reached up to 75 kilometres an hour. Learn more from CTV Innovative ocean energy project begins near MetchosinAn ocean thermal energy transfer system will heat Spirit Bay, thanks to a partnership between First Nations and the Trust for Sustainable Development. Read more from the Times-Colonist Photo of the WeekTwo new poles stand tall for the Dawson Creek Chetwynd Area Transmission project. The south Peace region is growing rapidly, about 10 times faster than the rest of B.C. The new transmission line will meet the growing demand for electricity. Connect with us Facebook @bchydro @PowerSmartBC Youtube Instagram Log in to MyHydro Accounts & Billing Power Smart Safety & OutagesContact Us You have received this email because you subscribed to This Week at BC Hydro. Want more stories like this? Get This Week at BC Hydro in your inbox every week. Subscribe now.