2018 Bulletin Index - September to December

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September to December

Extended Windows for New Year's Day

Posted on December 18, 3:33 p.m.

BC Hydro is pleased to visually clarify the opening of extended windows [PDF 136 KB] for purchasing transmission for New Year's Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019.


Network Economy Test Results - December 4, 2018

Posted on December 5, 12:50 p.m.

Network Economy Test Results for December 4, 2018 [PDF, 11 KB], posted on December 2, 2018, were incorrect. Please reference this bulletin for the correct test results. BC Hydro apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.


Extended Windows for Christmas Day

Posted on December 4, 2:47 p.m.

BC Hydro is pleased to visually clarify the opening of extended windows [PDF, 189 KB] for purchasing transmission for Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018.


Extended Windows for New Month December 2018

Posted on November 22, 11:40 a.m.

BC Hydro is pleased to visually clarify the opening of extended windows [PDF, 151 KB] for purchasing transmission for the new month starting Saturday, December 1, 2018.


National Energy Board - Application for Carrier, Adjustment, Storage and Equichange Transfer Permits

Posted on November 16, 4:00 p.m.

BC Hydro advises that on November 16, 2018 it submitted an application (Application) to the National Energy Board (NEB) to renew two electricity export permits on substantially identical terms to its current permits, which expire in April 2019.

These permits are as follows:

  1. Export Permit for Carrier and Adjustment Transfers.
  2. Export Permit for Storage and Equichange Transfers.

The Application seeks “blanket” permits allowing BC Hydro to export electricity over all high-voltage International Power Lines (IPLs) in B.C. that are certificated by the NEB up to the simultaneous transfer capability of the IPLs.

The Application is available on the NEB REGDOCS website at: https://apps.neb-one.gc.ca/REGDOCS/Item/Filing/A95778 


Network Economy Test Results - November 18, 2018

Posted on November 15, 4:35 p.m.

Network Economy Test Results for November 18, 2018 [PDF, 11 KB] posted incorrectly. Please reference this bulletin for the correct test results.


Extended Windows for US Thanksgiving Day

Posted on November 14, 3:08 p.m.

BC Hydro is pleased to visually clarify the opening of extended windows [PDF, 176 KB] for purchasing transmission for US Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2018.


Network Economy Test Results - November 11, 2018

Posted on November 9, 4:55 p.m.

Network Economy Test Results for November 11, 2018 [PDF, 11 KB] posted incorrectly. Please reference this bulletin for the correct test results.


Network Economy Test Results - November 9, 10, and 11, 2018

Posted on November 7, 4:57 p.m.

Network Economy Test Results for November 9, 2018 [PDF, 11 KB], November 10, 2018 [PDF, 11 KB] and November 11, 2018 [PDF, 29 KB] posted incorrectly. Please reference this bulletin for the correct test results.


Network Economy Test Results - November 8 and 9, 2018

Posted on November 6, 4:34 p.m.

Network Economy Test Results for November 8, 2018 [PDF, 11 KB] and November 9, 2018 [PDF, 11 KB] posted incorrectly. Please reference this bulletin for the correct test results.


Extended Windows for Remembrance Day

Posted on October 29, 12:42 p.m.

BC Hydro is pleased to visually clarify the opening of extended windows [PDF, 177 KB] for purchasing transmission for Remembrance/Veterans' Day, observed Monday, November 12, 2018.


Extended Windows for New Month October 2018

Posted on September 25, 4:32 p.m.

BC Hydro is pleased to visually clarify the opening of extended windows [PDF, 151 KB] for purchasing transmission for the new month starting Monday, October 1, 2018.


Business System Update - Reminder

Posted on September 25, 10:00 a.m.

On September 26, 2018 between 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, BC Hydro will be updating one of its business systems (MODS) in the Production environment.  We don’t anticipate there to be scheduling issues for our OATT customers.   However, please contact Brenda Ambrosi at 604-455-4203 if you experience any issues.


Business System Update

Posted on September 12, 10:25 a.m.

On September 26, 2018 between 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, BC Hydro will be updating one of its business systems (MODS) in the Production environment. We don’t anticipate there to be scheduling issues for our OATT customers. However, please contact Brenda Ambrosi at 604-455-4203 if you experience any issues.


General Wheeling Rates Starting October 2018

Posted on September 6, 4:15 p.m.

The table of general wheeling rates, per Rate Schedule 3817, has been updated to show the annual rates commencing October 2018.