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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August employment numbers for Site C

The latest employment statistics show that there were 1,816 total workers on the Site C project in August 2016. Of the total workers, 87% were from British Columbia.

Site C and greenhouse gas emissions

An independent Joint Review Panel concluded that Site C would produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions, per unit of energy, than any source save nuclear.

Latest Information

BC Hydro’s Site C worker accommodation lodge is now complete BC Hydro and its contractor, ATCO Two Rivers Lodging Group, are pleased to celebrate the completion of the worker accommodation lodge, a significant project milestone for the Site C Clean Energy Project...
Independent review of Site C by Ernst & Young / BTY finds appropriate processes in place to meet project milestones and financial targets BC Hydro today released an independent review of the Site C project’s risk and cost management processes by Ernst & Young LLP and BTY Consultancy Group Inc ...
BC Hydro announces shortlist for generating station and spillways civil works BC Hydro today announced the four proponent teams that have been shortlisted for the generating station and spillways civil works contract for the Site C Clean Energy Project. ...