June 15, 2015

Crews kept busy with summer storm
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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 busy

Wind storm causes outages to thousands and keeps Lower Mainland crews busy

Trees 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.

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Innovative ocean energy project begins near Metchosin

Innovative ocean energy project begins near Metchosin

An ocean thermal energy transfer system will heat Spirit Bay, thanks to a partnership between First Nations and the Trust for Sustainable Development.
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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Two 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.
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