December 2015

Fallen power lines after a storm: stay safe BC Hydro Power smart
 
Connected: News & Power Smart Tips from BC Hydro
December 2015
Last month, another powerful windstorm knocked out power to over 100,000 of our customers in the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island. When storms hit, trees and debris can bring down power lines – do you know what to do if a power line falls near your home or vehicle? Keep yourself and your family safe with our winter safety tips, especially when driving. And a look at why we think hydroelectricity still works best for B.C., along with an update on other generation sources we're exploring.
Fallen power lines: stay safe and save others

Fallen power lines: stay safe and save others

Power lines can be dangerous when winter storms bring them down. Do you know how to stay alive or prevent serious injury if you see a power line on the ground? These quick tips can keep you and your loved ones safe.

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Holiday LEDs, timers help you save

Holiday LEDs, timers help you save

Keep your holiday light display on an energy diet this season by using timers and photocell sensors. Learn more
Join Your Power Poll and you could win

Join Your Power Poll and you could win

We want to hear from you. Take quick online surveys with our customer research panel and you'll have the chance to win gift cards and shape how we serve our customers. Learn more
Hydroelectricity: still best for B.C.

Hydroelectricity: still best for B.C.

More than 100 independent power projects are in operation across B.C., including run-of-river, solar, and wind projects. Learn more
Go paperless, enter to win a bill on us

Go paperless, enter to win a bill on us

There's still time to win your next BC Hydro bill on us. Choose paperless billing, then enter online. Learn more

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