2010 Bulletin Index

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Our Transmission Scheduling bulletins for 2010 are listed below. Select another year to the right to view bulletins from the archive.

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January – April

Extended Windows for New Month May 2010

Posted on April 23, 10:46 a.m.

BCTC is pleased to visually clarify the opening of the extended windows [DOC, 59 KB] for purchasing transmission for the new month on Saturday, May 1, 2010.


Long Term PTP Transmission Queue

Posted on April 6, 3:48 p.m.

Further to BCUC Order G-45-10 and the BCTC Bulletin of 23 March 2010, please click the link to see the Long Term PTP Transmission Queue [PDF, 45 KB].


Technical Difficulties Resolved

Posted on March 26, 10:58 a.m.

BCTC is pleased to announce that the technical difficulties surrounding the ATC, TTC and pricing issue have been resolved. The system is now accepting requests for transmission purchases. An investigation into the cause of the problem is underway.


Technical Difficulties

Posted on March 26, 9:55 a.m.

BCTC is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the posting of ATC, TTC and the prices for short-term transmission to OASIS. As a result, the system is currently down and requests for transmission cannot be processed at this time. The issue is currently under investigation and will be resolved as quickly as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Implementation of Commission Order G-45-10

Posted on March 23, 10:20 a.m.

BCTC is posting this bulletin to advise of the implementation of Commission Order G-45-10. Please refer to this document [PDF, 8 KB].


Extended Windows for Good Friday

Posted on March 23, 9:26 a.m.

BCTC is pleased to visually clarify the opening of extended windows [DOC, 45 KB] for purchasing transmission for Good Friday, Friday, April 2, 2010.


Business Practices Posted for Review and Comment

Posted on March 8, 9:20 a.m.

BCTC is posting for customer review and comment the following Business Practices:

  1. Attestation of New Network Resources [PDF, 66 KB] and Attestation Form [PDF, 7 KB]
  2. Performance Metrics and Penalties – Study for Transmission Service Requests [PDF, 102 KB]
  3. LT PTP Service Request – Extension for Commencement of Service [PDF, 66 KB]
  4. Becoming a BC Transmission Corporation Customer [PDF, 169 KB]

If comments received require a consultation session or workshop, one will be scheduled. Otherwise, BCTC will finalize the Business Practices and post to its website on April 1, 2010.

Please provide your comments to Doris Huey by March 26, 2010.


Extended Windows for New Month March 2010

Posted on February 17, 1:28 p.m.

BCTC is pleased to visually clarify the opening of the extended windows [DOC, 59 KB] for purchasing transmission for the new month on Monday, March 1, 2010.


Extended Windows for President's Day

Posted on January 26, 9:30 a.m.

BCTC is pleased to visually clarify the opening of the extended windows [DOC, 59 KB] for purchasing transmission for President's Day, Monday, February 15, 2010.


NE Economic Test Results – January 27 and 28

Posted on January 26, 8:06 a.m.

BCTC identified that the Network Economy Test Results [XLS, 15 KB] were not posted for January 28. Therefore, we are posting the results for January 27 again, as well as January 28. We apologize for this inconvenience.


Extended Windows for New Month February 2010

Posted on January 26, 7:56 a.m.

BCTC is pleased to visually clarify the opening of the extended windows [DOC, 59 KB] for purchasing transmission for the new month on Monday, February 1, 2010.


New Short-Term Rate Design Effective January 14, 2010 – REMINDER

Posted on January 11, 8:04 a.m.
BCTC is pleased to confirm that it will be implementing its new Short-Term Point-to-Point Rate Design and pricing effective January 14, 2010. Please refer to the bulletin posted December 11, 2009 at 5:47 p.m. for details.


TTC De-rate on US-BC Intertie Not Anticipated – UPDATE

Posted on January 8, 10:15 a.m.

Further to the November 23, 2009, bulletin entitled "TTC De-rate on US-BC Intertie", as a result of further analysis of reliability requirements BCTC does not anticipate restricting the US-BC Intertie (import path) for system reliability purposes during the Olympic time period from February 11-28, inclusive. BCTC anticipates normal transmission scheduling operations for the Olympic period. In the normal course, TTC is evaluated on an hourly basis in order to determine the precise TTC value for the next scheduling hour.


Extended Windows for Martin Luther King Day 2010

Posted on January 6, 12:56 p.m.

BCTC is pleased to visually clarify the opening of the extended windows [DOC, 59 KB] for purchasing transmission for Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 18, 2010.