Hydro considering options

  • Oct. 18, 2013 5:00 a.m.

BC Hydro is looking into its options for replacing or rejuvenating the submarine cable that connects the Moresby Island generators with Queen Charlotte, Skidegate and Tlell. “The recent inspection identified that the cable insulation, armour and splices are all in good shape,” said Dave Mosure, Hydro’s Coordinator, Northern Community Relations. The cable was tested on Sept. 7, shutting power down for the day in Queen Charlotte, Skidegate and Tlell. The cable is 40 years old, and normally would have been replaced by now.