Site C

Clean electricity has been a cornerstone of British Columbia’s economy and quality of life for generations. The Site C Project, a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C., will be a source of clean, renewable and affordable electricity in B.C. for more than 100 years.


Site C Employment Statistics - December 2018

The latest employment statistics show that there were 3,107 total workers on the Site C project in December 2018. Of the total workers, 2,418 were from British Columbia.

Ensuring dam safety

Site C will be constructed and maintained in accordance with international and Canadian safety practices to withstand major events, including unlikely extreme earthquakes and floods.

Latest Information

Public advisory: Use caution along Highway 29 at Halfway River and Cache Creek Later this month, work will start along Highway 29 at Halfway River to prepare for the realignment of a four-kilometre segment of the highway....
Public advisory: Burning planned this winter in Site C project areas Clearing and debris management is underway in various Site C project areas. Merchantable trees of sufficient size, quality and volume that are suitable for harvest will be hauled to local mills. The remaining wood waste may be chipped, mulched, spread as coarse woody debris or burned on site....
BC Hydro announces shortlist for Site C balance of plant contract Three proponent teams have been shortlisted for Site C's balance of plant contract....