May 25, 2015

Supporting agriculture in the Peace region
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May 25, 2015
Agriculture is an important part of the Peace region, which is why the Site C Clean Energy project includes a compensation fund to benefit agriculture in the region. An opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun provides some context around the $20 million compensation fund. And in Nanaimo, an innovative energy system is generating power from the drinking water supply, as reported by the Journal of Commerce this week.
$20 million to support Peace region agriculture

$20 million to support Peace region agriculture

The Site C Clean Energy project in northern B.C. will affect agricultural land and production through the creation of a reservoir, highway realignment and dam construction. That's why we're supporting agriculture with a compensation fund.

Learn more in the Vancouver Sun
Nanaimo drinking water supply produces power

Nanaimo drinking water supply produces power

It's an innovative way to get more out of the drinking water system. Thanks to turbines attached to the pumps, Nanaimo's plant generates enough power for 50-60 homes.
Read more from the Journal of Commerce
Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Crews use helicopters to help string transmission lines near Dawson Creek, as part of the Dawson Creek-Chetwynd Area Transmission project, which will help double the system capacity for the growing region.
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