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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Site C jobs

Since construction started in summer 2015, the Site C project has created hundreds of jobs for British Columbians. The latest job numbers show that there were 1,261 workers on the project in April and 77% (970) were from B.C.

Project health clinic open at Site C dam site

BC Hydro has an agreement in place to provide Site C workers with access to primary and preventative health care and work-related injury evaluation and treatment services.

Latest Information

Support for Site C remains broad A new Abacus Data poll shows that a large majority of residents of British Columbia support or say they can accept BC Hydro's Site C Clean Energy Project, which began construction last year. ...
Energy minister tours Site C construction site for start of main civil works The Site C Clean Energy Project reached an important construction milestone this week with the start of main civil works...
BC Hydro responds to Royal Society of Canada statement BC Hydro provided a response today to a statement by the Royal Society of Canada about Site C...