Energy

We are covering all the latest stories about energy in the Kootenays. We want to showcase developments in existing energy companies, and tell our readers all about the newest eco-friendly innovations in the industry - whether it's solar power, geothermal, electric or other energy sources. If you have an idea for a future energy-related article, please fill out our online form.

Recent Energy articles

Both Nelson and Kimberley (pictured) have solar projects that are producing power.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Energy, Technology

FortisBC looking to build B.C.’s largest utility-led solar project in Kelowna

The proposed Ellison Community Solar Pilot Project, if approved, would be B.C.’s largest utility-led community solar project to date.

FortisBC's new facility
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Energy

A by-the-numbers look at the newly opened FortisBC Operations Centre in Castlegar

As FortisBC's $23-million operations centre comes to completion in Castlegar, we examine some of the benefits and features of the new facility

Wayne Stetski
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Energy

CanWest/Superior Propane Merger: MP Stetski talks about Competition Bureau Ruling

MP Wayne Stetski weighs in on the CanWest/Superior Propane Merger Competition Bureau Ruling

Government building
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Energy, First Nations

Ktunaxa Nation Council proceeding with renewable energy installation

The Ktunaxa Nation Council is set to install solar arrays on the rooftop of the Ktunaxa Nation Government Building in Cranbrook

The new building will include 23,000 square feet of office space.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Energy

FortisBC Kootenay Operations Centre in Castlegar, British Columbia

The centralized Kootenay Operations Centre in Castlegar, British Columbia, provides increased efficiency, among other benefits.

by Jillian Clark
Waneta Dam in Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail, Energy

Trail mayor Mike Martin speaks to Waneta Dam’s sale to BC Hydro

What does BC Hydro’s purchase of Waneta Dam mean for the West Kootenay? Trail mayor Mike Martin explains how the sale will affect the community

by
The Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society’s Golden Years Lodge will be upgraded to become more energy efficient thanks to support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Energy Retrofit Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Energy, Financial

25 buildings to receive energy retrofits

Columbia Basin Trust provides $900,000 this year through its new Energy Retrofit Program.

View of the Waneta Dam.
Kootenay BizBlog, Energy

Fortis issues statement on Waneta Dam purchase by BC Hydro

Fortis is a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry with total assets of approximately $48 billion.

Aaron Lucke, owner of Wynndel Electric, is providing a mobile solar station to the vendors at the Creston Valley Farmers Market.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Creston, Energy, Small Business, Technology

Solar-powered market

Aaron Lucke, owner of Wynndel Electric, is providing a mobile solar station to power the Creston Valley Farmers Market.

by

Promoted Energy businesses

View all Energy articles