June 6, 2016

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

June 6, 2016

Sometimes it takes a BC Hydro crew to convince a bear to do the right thing. Last Thursday, a bear cub got stuck atop one of our 50-foot poles at Port Hardy, and didn't get down safely until prodded by a member of our crew – an act we captured on video... Also last week, a peek at an upcoming BC Government plan to rely on BC Hydro electricity to help curb carbon emissions produced by LNG plants in the province... And in time for an international cruise ship conference in Vancouver, our CEO explains how cruise ships are now relying on clean BC Hydro power while in port.
With a little help, bear cub gets safely down power pole

With a little help, bear cub gets safely down power pole

BC Hydro workers found an ingenious way to gently coax a bear cub to safety after it climbed atop a 15-metre high power pole.

Read more at cbc.ca
Electricity could be used to get LNG out of the ground

Electricity could be used to get LNG out of the ground

The B.C. government's new climate action plan will promise to significantly reduce carbon emissions generated by the liquefied natural gas industry.
Read more at globeandmail.com
Clean power reduces cruise ship emissions

Clean power reduces cruise ship emissions

BC Hydro CEO Jessica McDonald explains how cruise ships plug into BC Hydro power while they're docked in Vancouver.
Learn more at vancouversun.ca
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

Mica dam near Revelstoke was constructed between 1967 and 1973. Upon its completion, it was one of the largest earth-filled dams in the world.
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