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12:00 ET Thirteen transportation organizations in BC hit the brakes on diesel; shift to natural gas

Switching gears to FortisBC's natural gas drives down costs and accelerates emissions reductions SURREY, BC, Dec. 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Thirteen commercial transportation organizations in British Columbia...


Nov 23, 2020, 12:00 ET FortisBC takes significant step towards implementing hydrogen in the natural gas system

Investing in hydrogen blending research is the utility's latest move to advance Renewable Gases in BC SURREY, BC, Nov. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC is investing $500,000 to study how the utility can...


Oct 15, 2020, 13:25 ET FortisBC providing renovators twice the reason to invest in energy savings

For a limited time, rebates have doubled for high-efficiency home renovations SURREY, B.C., Oct. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - With winter around the corner and many people planning renovations as they stay home...


Sep 11, 2020, 17:00 ET Cost of natural gas rate changes for FortisBC customers on October 1

SURREY, BC, Sept. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC Energy Inc. ("FortisBC") has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to modify the cost of natural gas rates for ...


Aug 06, 2020, 13:44 ET FortisBC is hitting the street to get food where people need it most

FortisBC is providing funds and staff to help deliver meals to homes, food hubs and community kitchens SURREY, BC, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Community food programs continue to face tremendous pressure as ...


Jul 28, 2020, 14:36 ET Osoyoos Indian Band hosting the first public EV charge stations within a B.C. First Nation

Two newly opened stations provide a vital link for clean travel through B.C.'s interior routes OSOYOOS INDIAN BAND LAND, BC, July 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Osoyoos Indian Band and FortisBC have now...


Jul 17, 2020, 17:30 ET Cost of gas rate changes due to volatile natural gas market

Total bill impact for majority of FortisBC customers estimated to be six dollars per month SURREY, BC, July 17, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC Energy Inc. ("FortisBC") has received regulatory approval from...


Jul 15, 2020, 13:00 ET FortisBC implementing a Clean Growth Innovation Fund

Fund focused on supporting innovation that reliably and economically reduces emissions SURREY, BC, July 15, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC is implementing a Clean Growth Innovation Fund to help accelerate...


Jul 06, 2020, 13:03 ET FortisBC's inaugural Green Bond issuance to mark new step for sustainability

Company is seeking to issue a Green Bond to support its green initiatives SURREY, BC, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC Energy Inc., FortisBC's natural gas utility and subsidiary of Fortis Inc....


Jun 16, 2020, 16:00 ET FortisBC finds new ways to connect with Indigenous culture during National Indigenous History Month

A great example of how organizations can continue to build cultural awareness, even during this period of physical distancing SURREY, BC, June 16, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC is finding innovative, online...


Jun 03, 2020, 09:00 ET Moving forward with virtual site assessments keep FortisBC pilot projects on track during pandemic

Video calling aids effort to test natural gas appliances that show promise in meeting ambitious climate action targets SURREY, BC, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Going virtual has helped FortisBC continue to...


May 06, 2020, 13:22 ET FortisBC adapts its BC-based school program to support students learning from home

Parents and teachers have 30 new ways to teach students about energy that are uniquely connected to B.C.'s curriculum SURREY, BC, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - As the B.C. education system continues to adapt...


Apr 30, 2020, 11:30 ET FortisBC first to purchase Renewable Natural Gas made from wood waste

First of its kind project with REN Energy opens new opportunities for climate action SURREY, BC, April 30, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC is teaming up with REN Energy International Corporation (REN Energy)...


Mar 16, 2020, 17:43 ET Media Advisory - FortisBC set to support British Columbia during COVID-19 outbreak

Maintaining reliable service and ensuring customer health foremost among concerns SURREY, BC, March 16, 2020 /CNW/ - As businesses and government take additional steps to contain the spread of the...


Jan 17, 2020, 15:37 ET FortisBC announces Tracy Medve as new Board Chair

SURREY, BC, Jan. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - FortisBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Medve as the new Chair of the Board of Directors of FortisBC Energy Inc. and FortisBC Inc. effective January ...


Jan 13, 2020, 17:20 ET FortisBC warns that energy use can spike with cold weather

Awareness of how the cold affects home heating key to managing energy use SURREY, BC, Jan. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - With much of B.C. experiencing extremely cold winter weather, FortisBC would like to remind ...


Dec 11, 2019, 20:03 ET FortisBC regrets to announce the passing of Board Chair Ida Goodreau

SURREY, BC, Dec. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - It is with sadness that FortisBC shares the news that Ida Goodreau, the Chair of the FortisBC Energy Inc. and FortisBC Inc. Board, has passed away after a brief...


Dec 04, 2019, 12:18 ET Natural gas bills decreasing in the new year for most FortisBC residential customers

Cost of natural gas remains steady and storage and transport costs decrease overall SURREY, BC, Dec. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities...


Nov 12, 2019, 16:05 ET New data from FortisBC reveals the impact of making older apartments more sustainable

Simple energy savings measures have potential to reduce B.C. emissions by 200,000 tonnes annually VANCOUVER, Nov. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, FortisBC released emissions and energy use data showing that...


Oct 30, 2019, 19:41 ET Eight organizations honoured at FortisBC's 2019 Efficiency in Action Awards

Annual awards highlight the positive work underway to lower emissions through energy efficiency SURREY, BC, Oct. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - With the growing importance of local climate action, the eight...


Oct 24, 2019, 12:00 ET Vancouver Landfill now approved to produce Renewable Natural Gas

Latest Renewable Natural Gas project will be the largest in British Columbia SURREY, BC, Oct. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC and the City of Vancouver have received regulatory approval from the British...


Oct 03, 2019, 17:47 ET Modernizing British Columbia's gas system

Upgrading to advanced gas meters will improve reliability and customer benefits SURREY, BC, Oct. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC is starting community engagement on a proposal to upgrade its gas meters to...


Sep 30, 2019, 19:28 ET 24/7 public access compressed natural gas station opens in Kelowna

FortisBC and Environmental 360 Solutions partner for a step towards a lower carbon future KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Natural gas-powered transportation has a new hub in the province as the...


Sep 23, 2019, 22:02 ET Three deserving community organizations to receive a $15,000 boost from FortisBC

FortisBC announces Langford, Creston and Spallumcheen as this year's Community Giving Fund winners SURREY, BC, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The first day of the annual Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM)...


Sep 23, 2019, 16:30 ET FortisBC sets 30BY30 Target for a lower-carbon future

Company aims to cut 30 per cent of overall customer emissions by 2030 VANCOUVER, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC has established its first ever emissions reduction goal, representing one of the most...