Integrity BC regularly exposes truths that public agencies do not want revealed. One example comes from the provincial utility’s desire to proclaim capital projects are on-time and on-budget — without bothering to say they had to keep extending time frames and increasing budgets to make the claims.
Perhaps an even more vile set of falsehoods is BC Hydro’s continuing claims that demand for electricity by its BC consumers has been growing steadily. That has led to excessive capital spending that measures in the billions.
As a result, electricity consumers have been forced to pay almost double the amount for the same quantity of power.
A friend of mine would like to buy a new car but his rational spouse said, “Forget about it. The old one suits our needs just fine.”
No rational person in BC Hydro’s boardroom has been willing to say forget about it when the spendthrifts propose new ways to spend our money. I understand why builders want to build. It’s their career; it’s what they do. And, it is easy when the money comes from someone else.
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