Cutbacks brought big rewards

Source: Scott Simpson, The Vancouver Sun.: May 5, 2007 pg. L.15

It didn’t take a whole lot of effort for Bernie Lyon to change her electricity consumption habits but the rewards were, in her mind, enormous.

Hydro program shows people are prepared to change their habits. 

Lyon is one of about 2,000 British Columbians who took up Hydro’s offer to join a “conservation research initiative” that could fundamentally change the way BC Hydro charges customers for electricity.

Hydro launched the one-year program last November to find out on a small scale if financial incentives and penalties — carrots and sticks — would encourage British Columbians to cut back electricity use.…

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