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 and the Peace-Athabasca Delta

The Site C reservoir will be one of the most stable in the BC Hydro system with relatively little fluctuation in water levels during typical operations. Far downstream of the Site C project at the Peace-Athabasca Delta (PAD) – approximately 1,100 kilometres away – Site C will have no measurable effect.

December employment numbers for Site C

The latest employment statistics show that there were 1,916 total workers on the Site C project in December 2016. Of the total workers, 82% were from British Columbia.

Latest Information

BC Hydro responds to report on Wood Buffalo National Park Independent Joint Review Panel concluded Site C will have no measurable effect on Peace-Athabasca Delta, which is located 1,100 km away. ...
Tension crack on north bank of Site C dam site A two-stage remediation plan will begin today with the construction of a toe berm to hold the area stable. ...
BC Hydro planning for long-term with clean electricity from Site C BC Hydro set a new daily record for power consumption earlier this year as cold winter weather increased the demand for electricity....