Electricity & Business
There are over 75 facilities in B.C. that generate electricity. Independent power producers generate about 20% of B.C.'s electricity needs, and will continue to play an important role in B.C.'s electricity system.
Doing Business in the Electricity Sector
A robust, competitive market for electricity will help reduce long term costs, create jobs and meet environmental goals. As the primary supplier of electricity in British Columba, BC Hydro relies on a variety of independent power producers to meet B.C.'s energy needs and growth.
- Learn more about supplying electricity to BC Hydro
- Learn more about B.C.’s Independent Power Producers
Industrial Electricity Rates
The cost of electricity is an important part of the cost of doing business.
- Learn how the Province is working with BC Hydro and other utilities to keep industrial energy costs as low and as predictable as possible.