SOP: Current applications

The information regarding current applicants doesn't constitute any representation or guarantee by BC Hydro that these applicants will be offered an Electricity Purchase Agreement (EPA) or that their projects will be successfully constructed if an EPA is executed. This information is for informational purposes only and updated approximately every six months.

See below for the latest information on awarded purchase agreements and current applications.

Electricity Purchase Agreements (as of March 31, 2017)

We've awarded an EPA to the following projects. A project can take several months to a few years before being operational if successfully constructed. Please visit About Independent Power Projects for status on active EPAs.

Developer Project Project Location Energy Source Capacity (MW) ENERGY
(GWh/Yr)
EPA AWARD YEAR
Advanced Energy Systems 1 LP South Cranberry Creek Power Project Revelstoke Hydro 5.5 5.8 2011
Bear Hydro Limited Partnership Lower Bear Hydro Sechelt Hydro 10.0 46.2 2009
Bear Hydro Limited Partnership Upper Bear Hydro Sechelt Hydro 10.0 73.3 2009
Canoe Creek Hydro Company Ltd. Canoe Creek Hydro Ucluelet Hydro 5.5 16.8 2009
Cedar Road LFG Inc. Cedar Road Landfill Gas Nanaimo Biogas 1.3 10.6 2009
City of Kimberley SunMine Kimberley Solar 1.0 2.1 2014
City of Nanaimo Nanaimo Reservoir #1 Energy Recovery Nanaimo Hydro 0.3 1.0 2014
Clemina Hydro Power Limited Partnership Clemina Creek Hydro Valemount Hydro 10.5 36 2016
Fitzsimmons Creek Hydro LP (Innergex) Fitzsimmons Creek Hydro Whistler Hydro 7.9 34.2 2009
Haa-ak-suuk Creek Hydro Limited Partnership Haa-ak-suuk Creek Hydro Ucluelet Hydro 6.0 20.5 2013
Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd. LP Golden Biomass Project Golden Biomass 5.0 3.5 2011
Regional District of Nanaimo Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre Cogeneration Nanaimo Biogas 0.3 2.0 2011
Moose Lake Wind Limited Partnership
Moose Lake Wind Project
Tumbler Ridge Wind 15.0 56.0 2015
Princeton Energy Inc. Hunter Creek Run-of-River Hydroelectric Power
Hope Hydro 12.0 40.0 2016
Serpentine Hydro Power Limited Serpentine Creek Hydro Project Blue River Hydro 10.5 31.0 2016
Snowshoe Power Ltd. McIntosh Creek Waterpower Project McBride Hydro 1.2 4.1 2014
Synex Energy Resources Ltd. Cypress Creek Hydro Gold River Hydro 2.8 12.4 2009
Tolko Industries Ltd. Tolko Kelowna Cogeneration Kelowna Biomass 8.0 11.0 2014
Wastech Services Ltd. Cache Creek Landfill Gas Utilization Plant Cache Creek Biogas 4.8 35.6 2013
Wedgemount Power Limited Partnership Wedgemount Creek IPP Whistler Hydro 5.4 19.8 2015
Western Forest Products Inc. Squamish Power Project Squamish Hydro 1.6 11.2 2012
Winchie Creek Hydro Company Ltd. Winchie Creek Hydro Ucluelet Hydro 4.0 11.6 2016
Zella Holdings Ltd.
Lorenzetta Creek Hydroelectric Project Laidlaw Hydro 3.2 10.3 2016
Zero Emissions Pennask Limited Partnership Pennask Wind Farm Westbank Wind 15.0 49.8 2015
Zero Emissions Septimus Creek Limited Partnership Septimus Creek Wind Farm Taylor Wind 15.0 49.3 2015
Zero Emissions Shinish Creek Limited Partnership Shinish Creek Wind Farm Summerland Wind 15.0 54.5 2015
  Total 176.8
648.6  


Current accepted applications (as of March 31, 2017)

We're currently reviewing the following applications that have met the key requirements of the Standing Offer Program and have had energy volume reserved in their Target COD year. Processing the applications generally takes several months.

Developer Project Project Location Energy Source Capacity (MW)
7779615 Canada Ltd. Nahwitti Wind Project
Port Hardy Wind 14
Babcock Ridge Wind Limited Partnership Babcock Ridge Wind Project Tumbler Ridge Wind 15.0
Canoe Pass Commercialization Project Canoe Pass Tidal Energy Corp.
Campbell River Tidal 2.0
Ditidaht River Green General Partner Inc.
Little Nitinat River Hydropower Project Port Alberni Hydro 5.0
English Hydro Power Limited Partnership
English Creek Hydro Revelstoke Hydro 5.8
Fosthall Creek Power Ltd. Fosthall Creek Power Nakusp Hydro 15.0
HFN Lands Corporation
Sarita River Hydropower Bamfield Hydro 5.3
McKay Creek Power Ltd. McKay Creek Hydro Project Revelstoke Hydro 5.2
Rocky Mountain Solar Ltd. East Hill Cranbrook Solar 15.0
Sukunka Wind Project Limited Partnership Sukunka Wind Energy Project Chetwynd Wind 15.0
Synex Energy Resources Ltd. McKelvie Creek Hydroelectric Project
Tahsis Hydro 5.4
Synex Energy Resources Ltd.
Newcastle Creek Hydroelectric Project
Sayward Hydro 4.3
Wartenbe Wind Project Limited Partnership Wartenbe Wind Energy Project
Chetwynd Wind 15.0
Zonnebeke Wind Project Limited Partnership Zonnebeke Wind Energy Project Chetwynd Wind 15.0
  Total 137.0