September 19, 2016

Generate Opportunities Fund kicks off BCHydro Power smart
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September 19, 2016

BC Hydro is now accepting applications from Peace region non-profits to access a total of $800,000 from the Generate Opportunities Fund. B.C.'s highest court ruled to uphold the Site C environmental assessment certificate, and Burnaby's B.C. Institute of Technology made official the opening of its solar-powered electric vehicle charging station, a project supported by BC Hydro.
Non-profits can apply to opportunities fund

Non-profits can apply to opportunities fund

Funding of $800,000 will be distributed over the next eight years to Peace region agencies that focus on services to vulnerable people, including children, families, and seniors.

See the Alaska Highway News
B.C. court upholds Site C assessment

B.C. court upholds Site C certificate

B.C.'s highest court has ruled against Peace Valley landowners opposed to BC Hydro's Site C hydroelectric project.
Read more at the Times Colonist
Solar panels generating power for electric cars

Solar panels generating power for electric cars

As part of an experimental electricity grid at Burnaby's BCIT, electric vehicle charging stations get their power from the sun.
Read more at metronews.ca
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

Anmore is home to the mainland's first powerhouse, which is located on Buntzen Lake. Two powerhouses, constructed in the early 1900s, replaced a 1,500 kW steam plant which powered the area. Construction included installing a 3.6 km-long tunnel that carried water from Coquitlam Lake to Buntzen Lake.
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