Site C – Peace Canyon Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 75km from Site C Dam, Peace River, British Columbia, Canada, to Peace Canyon Generating Station, British Columbia, Canada.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2022.


Site C – Peace Canyon Line is an overhead line that will be operated by BC Hydro. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

The development of the Site C – Peace Canyon Line project has been approved by the British Columbia Utilities Commission.

Site C – Peace Canyon Line project development status

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The construction works on the Site C – Peace Canyon Line project were commenced in 2019 and commissioning is expected in 2022.

About BC Hydro

BC Hydro, a Crown corporation, is an integrated electric utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces power using hydro and thermal sources. Through long- and short-term commitments and other, BC Hydro purchases electricity; and has partnerships with projects across the province, including biomass, hydro, wind and solar. It delivers electricity to residential, commercial, trade, light and large industrial, and other customers in British Columbia. The company has operations in Vernon, Prince George, Kamloops, Burnaby, Cranbrook, Nanaimo, Surrey, Revelstoke, and Victoria. It is owned by the government and people of British Columbia.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.