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
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.