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More and more electric cars are on the road, but one Chevy Bolt owner was shocked to see how much his BC Hydro bill skyrocketed once he started charging the vehicle. (Black Press file photo)

Lower Mainland man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after buying electrical vehicle

An increase should be expected, but Brian Chwiendacz experienced a 200-plus per cent hike

 

Island community goes for less glare from streetlights

The plan for BC Hydro is to start converting lights in November

 

Sooke Fire rescue gets BC Hydro boost

Funds for new equipment part of Community Grant program

 

UPDATED: Fallen wire to blame for power outage in Victoria

BC Hydro crews working to manage Saturday morning outage

Bird blamed for transformer blow out causing Saanich power outage

More than 2,000 affected by Thursday morning outage

Electrical fault results in Saanich hydro pole fire

BC Hydro crews on scene repairing damage well into the early morning hours

Sleeping in, showering less: BC Hydro says power use changes since pandemic

Many people are also cooking and baking more than before the pandemic

BC Hydro seeing 10% dip in electricity demand, concerned about reservoir spillover

B.C. could see a decrease in electricity use double that of the 2008 recession by April 2021

Rats likely to blame for Saanich hydro pole fire leaving about 3,000 without power

Underground lines in the area to be replaced, BC Hydro says

BC Hydro halts planned residential outages as COVID-19 keeps people at home

Utility company creates bill assistance program, crisis fund

Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement

Co-operation crucial to stem dropping Nechako Reservoir level

BC Hydro reservoirs see record low rain across Vancouver Island

Hydro electric watersheds are at a third of their normal levels

BC Hydro set to replace 700 poles in Greater Victoria this year

One up for replacement on Vancouver Island dates back to pre Second World War

Hydro pole down after truck catches on wires

Traffic is closed off on Cloverdale Avenue between Quadra Street and Savannah Avenue

Increase in downed power lines in B.C., how to stay safe

BC Hydro study finds a third of British Columbians may be putting themselves at risk

Pets watching TV costs owners more energy bills: BC Hydro

Energy company releases report showing B.C. pet owners spend an extra $400

UPDATED: Power has been restored after Sooke, Colwood power outages

Nearly 3,000 people were affected by the outage this morning

B.C., U.S. negotiators want big changes to Columbia River Treaty

Flood control deal expires in 2024, value of electricity falling

Talks to begin with Trump administration on Columbia River Treaty renewal

U.S. wants to pay less for flood control, B.C. wants agriculture recognized