News, events & media The latest from BC Hydro News releases, stories and features on what we do and how you can help save energy and money. For the latest power outages information, see our outages updates by map and list. Media centre BC Hydro crews rebuilding damaged transmission towers in Cache Creek Update: Wildfires in the Central and Southern Interior cause power outages and damage to BC Hydro equipment BC Hydro offers assistance to wildfire evacuees Wildfires in the Central and Southern Interior cause power outages and damage BC Hydro equipment Heat wave increases electricity demand provincewide BC Hydro wants drivers to stay safe around downed power lines BC Hydro crews restore power to more than 184,000 customers Survey shows many in B.C. are unaware of yard hazards BC Hydro statement regarding Teck Resources intent to sell its shares of Waneta Dam See all 2017 Media Centre posts See all 2016 Media Centre posts See all 2015 Media Centre posts Stories & features Wildfire Evacuee Assistance Program launched for wildfire evacuees Train Wreck Trail is one of 150 great places in B.C. Wildfires spark evacuations, power outages Power pole crash? How to stay safe When trimming trees, keep safe distance from power lines Decorative wraps in, graffiti out, for utility boxes Northern B.C. kids embrace electrical safety tips Rogue balloons cause Yaletown outage 10 easy ways to cut your laundry bills Alert Bay's solar power project saves energy costs, opens eyes Building an efficient dream home in Prince George See all recent stories & features Popular on bchydro.com 10 ways to cut laundry costs Retail rep Raf De Mesa serves up 10 ways to save energy and money on laundry. 'LED guy' knows his lighting Paul Demara swapped his whole home to LED lighting, and has bills to show it has paid off.