Chad Skelton, Vancouver Sun, April 18, 2013
Four of the five most active companies soliciting provincial politicians are in the energy sector
“The real way an industry moves politicians is by moving blocks of voters to align with their interests."
Francesco Trebbi, Assoc. Professor, Economics, UBC
by Grant Scott, Castanet (Kelowna), Jul 27, 2012
FortisBC took the first step in changing the way it serves its customers by filing an application with the BC Utilities Commission on Thursday.
FortisBC spokesperson Neil Pobran says there are many benefits to the program.
By Val Rossi, Trail Daily Times, March 16, 2011
Looking ahead 20 years to identify infrastructure needs to keep up with customer energy demand, FortisBC is in the midst of creating a five-year plan to ensure the company transitions smoothly into the future.
BIV Business Today, 27 August 2010
When Bill Bennett was appointed B.C.’s minister of energy, mines and petroleum resources in June, one of the first questions he asked the executive team of BC Hydro was: If you tally up all the energy projects in development in B.C., including Site C, including the independent power producers that have energy purchase agreements and including all the scheduled dam expansions, will B.C. attain energy self sufficiency?
JENNIFER GOSSOO, Merritt News, July 19,2010
Concern over endangered steelhead trout
Development could be underway next year to transfer Nicola lake water to a reservoir in the Okanagan should the BCUC grant FortisBC's water license application.