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A worker restored a downed power line in Langley Township. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Man electrocuted by hydro power line after workplace incident in Langley

Area of 232nd Street and Old Yale Road was blocked Monday

A worker restored a downed power line in Langley Township. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
An LED streetlight. (Black Press Media files)

LED streetlight plan to save Langley Township thousands

The new lights will slash power consumption and cost less

An LED streetlight. (Black Press Media files)
BC Hydro crews are investigating three outages in Langley on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (BC Hydro)
BC Hydro crews are investigating three outages in Langley on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (BC Hydro)
Nearly 1,300 BC Hydro customers were without power Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. Crews were on scene repairing a damaged power pole after a crash. (Google Maps)
Nearly 1,300 BC Hydro customers were without power Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. Crews were on scene repairing a damaged power pole after a crash. (Google Maps)
Nearly 300 BC Hydro customers are without power Tuesday morning, June 23, 2020. Crews are on scene where the power has been out since 7 a.m. but the cause it still under investigation. (BC Hydro)

Nearly 300 BC Hydro customers without power in Langley

Cause of the outage is not yet known

Nearly 300 BC Hydro customers are without power Tuesday morning, June 23, 2020. Crews are on scene where the power has been out since 7 a.m. but the cause it still under investigation. (BC Hydro)
(The Canadian Press)

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

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

(The Canadian Press)
VIDEO: Rollover by freeway knocks out power, ties up traffic in rural Langley

VIDEO: Rollover by freeway knocks out power, ties up traffic in rural Langley

Crews were on scene for several hours Tuesday night after an accident sheered off a power pole

  • May 12, 2020
VIDEO: Rollover by freeway knocks out power, ties up traffic in rural Langley
The BC Hydro dam at Alouette Lake. (Contributed)

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

The BC Hydro dam at Alouette Lake. (Contributed)
BC Hydro has halted planned outages for residential areas across B.C. as COVID-19 keeps more people at home. (Photo via BC Hydro)

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

Utility company creates bill assistance program, crisis fund

BC Hydro has halted planned outages for residential areas across B.C. as COVID-19 keeps more people at home. (Photo via BC Hydro)
Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement

Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement

Co-operation crucial to stem dropping Nechako Reservoir level

Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement
A map of the projected power failure in Aldergrove on Wednesday, Nov. 20.                                A map of the projected power failure in Aldergrove on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

UPDATED: Mystery line strike blacks out Aldergrove for an hour

The cause is still under investigation

  • Nov 20, 2019
A map of the projected power failure in Aldergrove on Wednesday, Nov. 20.                                A map of the projected power failure in Aldergrove on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
A firefighter near a power pole sheared off and leaning at the scene of a crash and power failure in Aldergrove Thursday morning. (Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)

Traffic mess in Aldergrove after power lines downed in crash

A power pole was snapped and lines knocked down near 264th Street and Fraser Highway

  • May 2, 2019
A firefighter near a power pole sheared off and leaning at the scene of a crash and power failure in Aldergrove Thursday morning. (Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)
BC Hydro finds most British Columbians don’t know what to do when they see a downed power line. (BC Hydro photo)

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

BC Hydro finds most British Columbians don’t know what to do when they see a downed power line. (BC Hydro photo)
Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)

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

Flood control deal expires in 2024, value of electricity falling

Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad)
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 meeting in Quebec, June 8, 2018. (Prime Minister’s Office)

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

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 meeting in Quebec, June 8, 2018. (Prime Minister’s Office)
Construction continues on the Site C dam project in northeastern B.C., with an estimated cost of more than $10 billion and completion expected in 2024. (B.C. Hydro)

NDP looks for ways to rein in B.C. Hydro rates

Internal review looks for cost cutting, new revenue sources

Construction continues on the Site C dam project in northeastern B.C., with an estimated cost of more than $10 billion and completion expected in 2024. (B.C. Hydro)
Environment Minister George Heyman, Premier John Horgan and Energy Minister Michelle Mungall announce they are proceeding with the Site C dam to avoid further B.C. Hydro rate increases, Dec. 11, 2017. (Black Press files)

B.C. Hydro rate freeze refused, rate goes up 3% in April

Utility a ‘financial mess,’ Energy Minister Michelle Mungall says

Environment Minister George Heyman, Premier John Horgan and Energy Minister Michelle Mungall announce they are proceeding with the Site C dam to avoid further B.C. Hydro rate increases, Dec. 11, 2017. (Black Press files)