Tag: economic development
Nov 29, 2010
TERRACE, B.C. – The Kitselas First Nation and BC Hydro announced today the signing of an impact benefit agreement that will provide the First Nation with economic development funds and training related to the construction of the Northwest Transmission Line project.
The Kitselas First Nation is a...
Nov 15, 2010
Posted by Sabrina Locicero
When James Stark became the plant manager for Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar in September of 2009, he quickly saw an opportunity to work more closely with BC Hydro's downstream stakeholders. So he set up quarterly meetings between BC Hydro, Interfor and Zellstoff C...
Nov 12, 2010
CASTLEGAR, B.C. – BC Hydro is pleased to announce that it is now purchasing clean electricity from the Zellstoff Celgar's Green Energy Project as a result of a series of upgrades that allow the pulp mill to direct more steam to energy production. A new 48-megawatt condensing turbine is now genera...
Nov 12, 2010
First communities hooked up through BC Hydro's Remote Community Electrification program
TIPELLA, B.C. – Four St'at'imc communities in the Lillooet Valley – Skatin, Baptiste Smith, Port Douglas and Tipella – are now connected to the BC Hydro grid system and will now receive clean and reliable powe...
Oct 13, 2010
Posted by Michelle Martin
The approximately 344-kilometre Northwest Transmission Line (NTL) project is being trumpeted for the economic opportunities it will bring to a struggling regional economy that has been hard-hit by the downturn in the forestry sector.
But who, specifically, will be benefi...
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