News release

BC Hydro awards Site C balance of plant electrical contract

VANCOUVER: BC Hydro today announced it has awarded the $128 million Site C balance of plant contract for electrical work to F&M Installations Ltd.

The Nanaimo-based company will be responsible for all remaining electrical work required to complete the construction of the generating station and spillways, along with other related facilities at Site C.

F&M Installations is an established industrial contractor specializing in generation, transmission and distribution projects for electric utility providers and has a 15-year history of working on BC Hydro projects. This includes the Site C substation, Mica Dam Units 5 and 6 Project, John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project and the isophase bus replacement at GM Shrum Generating Station.

The contractor will mobilize on site in the fall of this year and work is scheduled to be completed in 2024. F&M Installations is committed to creating Indigenous and apprentice employment and training opportunities.

BC Hydro is committed to following rigorous standards for all its procurement activities. The balance of plant electrical contract was awarded following a comprehensive evaluation and due diligence process.

Contact:
BC Hydro Media Relations
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