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Our mandate

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Our mandate

Clean electricity today—and for the future

It's our job to provide low-cost, reliable electricity. We plan our system in accordance with good utility practice and consider provincial policy objectives, such as:

  • Keeping costs down for customers
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions through clean electricity
  • Limiting land and water impacts
  • Supporting reconciliation with Indigenous Nations
  • Supporting the growth of B.C.’s economy

Throughout the Clean Power 2040 process, we considered important and sometimes competing objectives. We also considered government policy such as the CleanBC plan, and policy outcomes of the comprehensive review of BC Hydro

Legislation that guided our plan includes B.C.'s Utilities Commission Act and the Clean Energy Act. As a crown corporation, we must file our plan with the BC Utilities Commission for review and acceptance. We filed our plan on December 21, 2021.