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More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)

Planned work led to huge FortisBC outage in the Okanagan

More than 30,000 customers were affected

 

An agreement between the Capital Regional District and FortisBC will see the company purchase renewable natural gas created at the Hartland landfill. (Facebook/Capital Regional District)

Vancouver Island landfill’s natural gas facility expected to be operational by 2023

System will replace the Capital Region site’s gas-to-electricity plant, operating since 2004

 

A Fortis crew repairs the damaged gas line along Tolmie Avenue just east of Quadra Avenue on Wednesday morning. The line was damaged by a third party. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

B.C. man ordered to pay for damaging gas line despite blueprints showing it was elsewhere

B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal ordered Fischer to pay $2,309 in damages plus fees

 

Artist’s rendering of the Site C dam, the third hydro dam on the Peace River that started construction in 2015. (BC Hydrophoto)

FortisBC outlines renewable energy plan blueprint

Sees $100 billion savings in diversified approach rather than electrification option

Artist’s rendering of the Site C dam, the third hydro dam on the Peace River that started construction in 2015. (BC Hydrophoto)
Nanaimo firefighters stand by as workers repair a natural gas line break. Fortis B.C. saw an upswing in damage to its gas lines on the Island in January and is reminding homeowners and construction contractors to contact B.C. 1 Call for information about underground utility infrastructure before digging. (News Bulletin file photo)

Fortis B.C. sees upswing in underground gas line damage incidents in Nanaimo

Fortis B.C. asks contractors and homeowners to call for underground utility maps before putting shovels in the ground

Nanaimo firefighters stand by as workers repair a natural gas line break. Fortis B.C. saw an upswing in damage to its gas lines on the Island in January and is reminding homeowners and construction contractors to contact B.C. 1 Call for information about underground utility infrastructure before digging. (News Bulletin file photo)
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