ILM: Schedule and activities

Image of aerial view of Pitt River

Construction is well underway

Construction on the Interior to Lower Mainland (ILM) Transmission Project is underway. The new transmission line is planned to be in service in 2015.

Milestone Date
Commenced public/First Nations consultation Summer 2006
Initiated Environmental Assessment Process December 2006
Filed application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) with BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) Fall 2007
CPCN granted by BCUC August 2008
Environmental Assessment application filed with BC Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO) October 2008
Environmental Assessment Certificate granted June 2009
Transmission Line Design-Build Contractor selected Summer 2011
Right-of-way clearing start Spring 2012
Construction of transmission line start
Spring 2012
Planned in-service date 2015


This schedule is subject to change.