Hydro offers interest-free payment plans after spike in winter usage

By The Canadian Press
January 10, 2017 - 4:39pm

Photo credit: BC Hydro

BURNABY — BC Hydro customers will have some extra time to pay off this winter's higher-than-usual electricity bills.

The utility has announced a special winter payment plan that will allow users to spread payments over a six-month period.

The unusually cold weather has seen electricity consumption reach record levels.

The winter billing period runs from Dec. 1 to March 31. A Hydro official confirms there will be no interest applied to the outstanding balance as people pay off the total.

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