Buying power to meet B.C.'s needs

Wind turbines at AltaGas' Bear Mountain Wind Park in Dawson Creek

Independent Power Producers help meet demand

Acquisition of more clean power is through the long-term purchase of electricity from Independent Power Producers. Since 2009, the proposed sale of power to BC Hydro requires that BC Hydro assess the adequacy of First Nations consultation prior to entering into a long-term purchase agreement.