March 20, 2017

2,000 workers powering project
 
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The latest news and updates from BC Hydro

March 20, 2017

With over 2,000 hires, we've reached an employment milestone on the Site C Clean Energy Project. At Strathcona Dam on Vancouver Island, dam safety upgrades have come down to two choices for dealing with water levels in the wake of an earthquake. And, after a BC Hydro survey found that women most often control the thermostat in the home, we offer some tips on heating efficiently.

Site C surpasses 2,000 workers

Site C surpasses 2,000 workers

We reached a milestone on the Site C Clean Energy Project. There are now more than 2,000 workers employed on the project and 81% are from B.C.

Read more at energeticcity.ca

Tunnel or channel? Decision at Strathcona

Tunnel or channel? Decision at Strathcona

We're making upgrades to keep the largest dam on the Campbell River hydroelectric system safe in the event of a major earthquake. Read more at campbellrivermirror.com


How to avoid 'thermostat wars' in your home

How to avoid 'thermostat wars' in your home

In our quest for peace and energy savings in B.C. home, we follow up a survey on thermostat controls with some valuable tips. Read more at bchydro.com



Photo of the week

Photo of the week

Crews were on the scene supporting the Merritt Fire Rescue Department during a condo fire on Thursday.

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