As part of our 10-year rates plan to ensure we meet the electricity needs of a growing B.C., we've filed for an interim rate increase – pending approval by the British Columbia Utilities Commission – of 4% for April 1. A look at why we're increasing rates ... And a B.C. Supreme Court judge has granted BC Hydro an injunction to remove people from a Site C protest camp.
Spring temperatures are starting to arrive in some parts of B.C., but it's still winter at Aberfeldie Dam near Cranbrook. BC Hydro reduce intake to the generator to prevent slushy ice from interfering with our generating equipment. This frozen waterfall is the product of the water freezing as it spills out of the reservoir.