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.

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The Site C project is being built to meet future electricity demand in B.C., which is projected to increase by almost 40% in the next 20 years. Site C will be the least expensive clean energy resource, it will produce the fewest greenhouse gas emissions, and it will produce clean, reliable and affordable electricity for more than 100 years.

Site C Employment Statistics

The latest employment statistics show that there were 2,212 total workers on the Site C project in April 2017. Of the total workers, 1,800 were from British Columbia, or 81%.

Latest Information

Update: Majority of wood debris cleared from main stem of Peace River at the Site C dam site, continued caution is advised In late May, BC Hydro advised boaters to avoid the Peace River at the Site C dam site due to wood debris under the temporary Peace River Constructi...
Public advisory: Boaters advised to use caution when passing through Site C dam site Work to clear the logs under the bridge will continue for the next several weeks. During this time, boaters are advised to avoid the Peace River at the dam site for safety reasons...
Public advisory: Wood debris under temporary Peace River Construction Bridge High water levels on the Peace River have caused a partial blockage under the temporary construction bridge and we are advising boaters to avoid boating on the Peace River at the dam site....