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Premier Clark approves controversial Site C Dam in northern BC

Critics say the dam was built to power LNG plants, while Aboriginal groups slam the decision as not respecting their views.

BC Hydro's stern letter shakes up business case for Metro Van's proposed incinerator

BC Hydro's letter prompts some Metro Vancouver directors to push for a review of the business case for the $517-million incinerator.

LNG coming to BC, big and fast. Are you ready?

The LNG industry is bearing down on the province like high speed train and, according to Natural Resource Minister Joe Oliver, this is what the citizens of B.C. want, except for those few...

Premier Clark opens her arms to LNG industry at Canada's first international LNG conference

Fifteen First Nations along the Pacific Trails Pipeline signed a benefits agreement with Apache and Shell oil companies worth up to $200 million and received a provincial loan for $32 million.

Eco-friendly Vancouver: 67 electric vehicle charging stations by 2013

Driving electric in Vancouver is about to get easier, with a plan to install 67 new charging stations by the end of 2013. But why switch? Find out more about zero-emissions vehicles.

Seven tips on how to keep your electricity bill low this winter

Use LEDs, tune up your heating equipment, upgrade and save moola.

Axe private energy contract, not jobs, say BC Hydro workers

Cut privatization, not jobs, a union leader representing workers at BC Hydro said after BC Hydro announced it was laying off 1,000 people in a bid to reduce proposed rate hikes and cut $800 million...

BC Hydro to lay off 800 workers

At least 800 people doing work for BC Hydro will lose their jobs, but customers shouldn’t expect to see their rates go down, says the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, Local 378 (COPE...

BC Hydro stabilizing de-energized 500-kilovolt tower near Port Mann Bridge

BC Hydro will be using a low flying helicopter this afternoon as part of the work to install a guy wire (support wire) between the leaning 500 kilovolt transmission tower near the south...

Is BC ready for smart metres?

BC Hydro is preparing to roll out smart meters in every home. The tech industry is ready to jump on board, but are government and citizens prepared?