Procurement Approach

The Site C project will provide significant opportunities for small, medium and large businesses.

The procurement approach for Site C consists of a number of large contracts for major project components, as well as multiple smaller contracts for supporting activities and ancillary works.

The Site C project will provide significant opportunities for small, medium and large businesses. BC Hydro is committed to working with Peace Region communities to provide local contracting and employment opportunities, and is working to advance economic opportunities for Aboriginal groups through capacity-building and procurement opportunities.

The Site C procurement approach is designed to achieve the following procurement objectives for the project:

  • Achieve value for money for ratepayers
  • Maximize cost-effective project performance (generation capacity, energy and flexibility)
  • Structure a fair and competitive procurement process
  • Meet project schedule
  • Meet project budget
  • Optimally manage project risks
  • Support the Site C project objectives, including providing economic opportunities for Aboriginal groups, northern communities and the province.

 

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