BC Hydro, the state-owned electric utility in British Columbia and Canada’s third-largest power company, is investing more than $6 billion to upgrade its transmission, generation and distribution systems, the firm announced late last month. The Burnaby, British Columbia-based utility has under way or is about to begin more than a dozen major capital projects throughout the province, including an upgrade to the 105-MW Ruskin hydroelectric plant near Vancouver. Photo: Courtesy of BC Hydro Renovation of Ruskin dam, near Vancouver, will occur in three stages. One stage will replace the structure’s piers and gates. Photo: Courtesy of BC Hydro The dam’s
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