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The Participants

 On July 15, 2010, 14 proponents registered 19 projects representing between 3,500 to 5,000 GWh per year of electricity.

On October 28, 2010, 10 of those proponents submitted proposals for 13 projects representing over 3,300 GWh per year of electricity.

On January 20, 2011, 8 projects were selected from five preferred proponents representing approximately 1,600 GWh per year of electricity.

On August 4, 2011, BC Hydro selected four projects from two proponents for the award of Electricity Purchase Agreements ("EPA"). The projects represent approximately 754 GWh per year of contractually firm electricity.


Proponent Name Project Name Nearest Community Registered Proposal Preferred Proponent EPA

West Fraser Mills Ltd.

Chetwynd Forest Industries Biomass Project


Fraser Lake Sawmill Biomass Project

Fraser Lake

Western BioEnergy Inc.

Merritt Green Energy


Fort St. James Green Energy

Fort St. James

0887572 B.C. Ltd.

Campbell River Power Enterprises

Campbell River


Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership, by its General Partner, Canfor Pulp Holding Inc.

Northwood Green Power Generation Project

Prince George


Western BioEnergy Inc.

Ditni Yoh Green Energy

Burns Lake


International Forest Products Limited

Interfor Grand Forks

Grand Forks


Capital Power L.P.

Houston Biomass Energy Centre




ecoTECH Energy Group (Canada) Inc.

ecoTECH McBride 36MW Plant




Pacific Northwest Biomass Corp.

Suskwa Power Project

New Hazelton



Stuart–Nechako Power Corporation

Stuart–Nechako Bio Power




Tsilhqot'in Power Corporation

Tsilhqot'in Power Project




Conifex Power Inc.

Fort St. James Co-Generation

Fort St. James




Kitwanga Lumber Co. Ltd.

Kitwanga Power Enterprises





Monte Lake Forest Products Inc.

Monte Lake Power Project





Noble Endeavours Inc.

Noble Endeavours Inc.





Western BioEnergy Inc.

Campbell River Green Energy

Campbell River




Terrace Green Energy