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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Features

New Poll Finds Growing Support for Site C

A new Abacus Data poll shows strong levels of support for BC Hydro’s Site C Clean Energy Project, a hydroelectric dam and generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C.

Site C and Agriculture

More than 99 per cent of Class 1 to 5 agricultural lands in the Peace Agricultural Region will not be affected by Site C. And a $20 million agriculture compensation fund will benefit agriculture production in the region.

Latest Information

Construction Notification Letter BC Hydro issued construction notification letters to Aboriginal communities and regional governments in early July...
Job Fairs Postponed to September 2015 BC Hydro originally planned job fairs for the Site C project on July 28, 29, and 30 in Tumbler Ridge, Fort St. John and Chetwynd, respectively. These job fairs will be postponed to September 2015....
BC Hydro and Saulteau First Nations Reach Agreement on Site C BC Hydro and Saulteau First Nations have agreed on terms for an impact benefits agreement (IBA) that will provide economic development opportunities and other benefits related to the construction and operation of BC Hydro’s Site C Clean Energy Project....