Tag: Power Smart
Mar 20, 2013
New online tool helps customers track energy use
VANCOUVER – BC Hydro encourages British Columbians to join millions of Canadians in support of Earth Hour 2013 by turning off their lights on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Last year, B.C. lowered its overall energy consumption by 1.67...
Dec 17, 2012
VANCOUVER – Spend your money this holiday season on family, friends and all the great activities you have planned – not on electricity. BC Hydro is sharing eight simple tips that help save energy during the holidays.
1. Switch to LED holiday lights: LED lights use 90 per cent less electricity t...
Dec 4, 2012
BC Hydro has announced the first place and top ten photographs for the Team Power Smart photo contest in partnership with London Drugs and Royal BC Museum. This year’s theme was wasteful behaviour and judges looked at how entries captured wastefulness. The judging panel reviewed 550 entries and s...
Nov 30, 2012
COLWOOD – Upfront payments can be a barrier to making energy efficiency upgrades to your home. That’s why BC Hydro is launching an innovative pilot program in the City of Colwood that offers low-cost financing for home energy improvements with no upfront payment.
The new Power Smart Home Loan pr...
Nov 24, 2010
Power Smart conservation and efficiency initiatives benefit all BC Hydro customers
NANAIMO – BC Hydro presented $1 million to Nanaimo Forest Products Ltd., Harmac Pulp Mill, today in a partnership to help the pulp mill modernize their vacuum pump system which will result in significant energy sav...
Oct 25, 2010
Posted by Simi Heer
More than 1,300 energy and business professionals are gathering in downtown Vancouver this week to learn about incorporating energy efficiency into their business practices at the Power Smart Forum.
They will be joined by leading energy and environmental experts from around th...
Sep 27, 2010
Posted by Jennifer Maniezzo
Another Team Power Smart member is being rewarded for their commitment to conservation. Courtenay resident Paul Sutter has been named a winner of the BC Hydro Home Energy Contest and was rewarded with a $1,000 energy efficient prize package.
Paul was at the Sears in Na...
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