FortisBC Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 34 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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FortisBC Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company's history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company's key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Highlights

FortisBC Inc. (FortisBC) is an integrated electric utility. It is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc, an investor-owned distribution utility in Canada. FortisBC owns and operates a network of hydroelectric generating plants, and transmission and distribution power lines. It operates through two subsidiaries, West Kootenay Power Ltd and ESI Power, and one partnership firm, Walden Power Partnership (WPP). Further, FortisBC carries out real estate and hotel business. The company directly or indirectly serves residential, commercial, wholesale and industrial consumers. The company s includes four hydroelectric generating plants with capacity of 225 megawatts. FortisBC is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

FortisBC Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jul 30, 2015: B.C. First Nation Postpones Vote On $1.6 Billion LNG Plant
Jul 21, 2015: Local communities aim to reduce energy and emissions
Jun 26, 2015: Doug Stout Op Ed: Tilbury LNG Facility Is Looking At Further Expansion
Jun 15, 2015: Michael Mulcahy Op Ed: LNG Projects Provide Benefits To B.C. Gas Customers
Jun 12, 2015: Utilities and home builders team up to chart a path through change

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
FortisBC Inc. - Key Facts 6
FortisBC Inc. - Key Employees 7
FortisBC Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
FortisBC Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
FortisBC Inc. - History 10
FortisBC Inc. - Company Statement 12
FortisBC Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
FortisBC Inc. - Business Description 15
FortisBC Inc. - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
FortisBC Inc. - Strengths 16
Strength - Customer Base 16
Strength - Power Generating Assets 16
Strength - Secured Supply of Purchased Power 16
FortisBC Inc. - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Decline in sales of Wholesale division 17
FortisBC Inc. - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Key Developments 18
Opportunity - Favorable Initiatives by the Government 18
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Hydropower 18
FortisBC Inc. - Threats 19
Threat - Decreasing Water Levels 19
Threat - Seasonal Variations and Climate Conditions 19
Threat - Highly Competitive Environment 19
FortisBC Inc. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 21
FortisBC Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 21
FortisBC Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 22
FortisBC Inc., Recent Deals Summary 23
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 24
Jul 21, 2015: Local communities aim to reduce energy and emissions 24
Jun 26, 2015: Doug Stout Op Ed: Tilbury LNG Facility Is Looking At Further Expansion 25
Jun 15, 2015: Michael Mulcahy Op Ed: LNG Projects Provide Benefits To B.C. Gas Customers 26
Jun 12, 2015: Utilities and home builders team up to chart a path through change 27
Mar 20, 2015: FortisBC Files Court Petition Against Squamish District Over Gas Pipeline Permit 28
Mar 17, 2015: FortisBC Natural Gas Customers To See Commodity Rate Decrease 29
Feb 02, 2015: FortisBC Finalizes LNG Supply Agreement With BC Ferries To Fuel New Vessels 30
Jan 13, 2015: GP Strategies Completes Liquefied Natural Gas Trailer Loading Facility For FortisBC 31
Dec 01, 2014: FortisBC receives approval for interim electricity rate increase 32
Nov 28, 2014: FortisBC Provides $5 Million To Help Build Two Of Western Canada's First LNG Marine Vessels 33
Section 5 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

FortisBC Inc., Key Facts 6
FortisBC Inc., Key Employees 7
FortisBC Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
FortisBC Inc., Major Products and Services 9
FortisBC Inc., History 10
FortisBC Inc., Subsidiaries 14
FortisBC Inc., Key Competitors 20
FortisBC Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 21
FortisBC Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 22
FortisBC Inc., Recent Deals Summary 23

List of Figures

FortisBC Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 21
FortisBC Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 22


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