September 26, 2016 30 fast-charging stations in B.C. for electric cars September 26, 2016 It's getting faster, and more convenient, to travel around B.C. in an electric car. The opening of a DC fast-charging station in Vernon brings to 30 the number of stations now installed and operating as part of a BC Hydro pilot project. We also hit a milestone in Campbell River as we completed construction on a cavern for a new underground powerhouse below John Hart Dam. And the B.C. government is investing $210,000 for skills training for power line technicians. Charging network helps drivers of electric cars The electric vehicle charging network in B.C. has reached a significant milestone with the completion of a 30th direct current (DC) charging station, this one in Vernon. See the Kelowna Now John Hart powerhouse a big step closer After 13 months of excavation and nearly 500 rock-blasting detonations, BC Hydro has completed a giant cavern that will house a new power plant near Campbell River. Read more at cbc.ca 224 more seats for power line technician training The B.C. government announced on Monday an investment of $210,000 for skills training in high-priority trades seats at BC Hydro. Read more at voiceonline.com Photo of the week It might look like a waterslide, but it's actually a spillway at the Mica Dam near Revelstoke. Connect with us Facebook @bchydro Instagram Youtube Log in to MyHydro Accounts & Billing Energy Savings Safety & Outages Contact Us You have received this email because you subscribed to This Week at BC Hydro.