Business Opportunities

The business opportunities section provides information about BC Hydro’s procurement approach for the project, current business opportunities, a forecast of upcoming procurements, and an online sign-up form for the Site C Business Directory.

Procurement Forecast

Upcoming Site C procurement opportunities include Highway 29 realignments and other supporting activities.

Contractors have been selected for worker accommodation, main civil works, turbines and generators, generating station and spillways civil works, substation and transmission lines.

The timing for Site C procurements is summarized below (subject to change).

Generating facilities

Component Procurement model Timing
(subject to change)
(subject to change)
Balance of Plant* PDF 99 KB Design build/DBB mix RFSQ issued: June 14, 2018
Contract award: summer 2020
2020 - 2024
Equipment Supply Contracts** Multiple supply contracts RFPs issued: throughout 2018 Supply: 2019 - 2020

*The Balance of Plant contract includes the installation of mechanical and electrical water-to-wires equipment, protection, control, and other systems, and provision of mechanical, electrical and building systems. It is also anticipated to include the provision of miscellaneous items, structures, and completion of the building interiors to the finished state.
**The Equipment Supply Contracts includes generator terminal equipment, AC and DC station service, standby generators, large valves, P&C panels, generator circuit breakers, etc.).

Supporting works

Component Procurement model Timing
(subject to change)
(subject to change)
Highway 29 realignments Multiple DBB MoTI public tenders: 2017 to 2019

Early highway sections: 2017 to 2019
Final highway sections: 2019 to 2021

Supporting activities Varies Varies Varies