BC Hydro Joins the LHRC’s Lighting Energy Partnership for 2024

The Light and Health Research Center (LHRC) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is pleased to announce that BC Hydro, an electric utility serving British Columbia, Canada, has joined the LHRC’s Lighting Energy Partnership for 2024.

“BC Hydro is very happy to support the LHRC’s energy partnership and develop LED lighting, advanced controls and new load management measures and strategies to achieve our energy conservation targets and reduce capacity restraints in our grid,” said Dr. Cristian Suvagau, BC Hydro’s Team Lead for Conservation & Energy Management Engineering.

The LHRC’s Lighting Energy Partnership is a collaboration among utilities, energy market transformation groups, and government agencies interested in promoting energy-effective and demand-responsive use of lighting.

“We are thrilled about this new collaboration with BC Hydro, especially for the Canadian perspective they bring to energy issues,” said Jennifer Brons, coordinator for the Lighting Energy Partnership.

The LHRC’s Lighting Energy Partnership’s mission is to maximize the biological benefits per unit of electricity to reduce lighting’s negative impact on the environment.

About BC Hydro

BC Hydro is a publicly owned utility that generates and delivers electricity to over five million people in British Columbia, Canada. BC Hydro’s mission is to provide customers with reliable, affordable, clean electricity and a more sustainable future for all British Columbians.

About the Light and Health Research Center

The Light and Health Research Center (LHRC) at Mount Sinai brings together a highly skilled group of researchers, educators, and designers who are passionate about what light can do to improve the lives of people and sustain a healthy planet. The LHRC works with a broad array of

partners from industry, government, academia, and other communities to conduct groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research and provide innovative education in lighting.