Site C

Abundant, clean electricity has been a cornerstone of British Columbia’s economy and quality of life for generations. That’s why BC Hydro is building the Site C Clean Energy Project (Site C), a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C. Site C will be a source of clean, renewable and cost-effective electricity in B.C. for more than 100 years.

Watch videoFind out more about Site C

Features

January employment numbers for Site C

The latest employment statistics show that there were 2,124 total workers on the Site C project in January 2017. Of the total workers, 81% were from British Columbia.

Site C and the Peace-Athabasca Delta

The Site C reservoir will be one of the most stable in the BC Hydro system with relatively little fluctuation in water levels during typical operations. Far downstream of the Site C project at the Peace-Athabasca Delta (PAD) – approximately 1,100 kilometres away – Site C will have no measurable effect.

Latest Information

Site C reaches employment milestone surpassing 2,000 workers There are now more than 2,000 workers on the Site C Clean Energy Project, according to BC Hydro’s latest employment statistics...
Site C Update #3: Tension crack on north bank of Site C dam site Remediation work is underway on the 400-metre tension crack. ...
BC Hydro responds to report on Wood Buffalo National Park Independent Joint Review Panel concluded Site C will have no measurable effect on Peace-Athabasca Delta, which is located 1,100 km away. ...