The BCUC is an independent agency of the Government of British Columbia.

We are responsible for regulating British Columbia's energy utilities, the Insurance Corporation of BC’s (ICBC) basic automobile insurance rates, common carrier pipelines, and the reliability of the electrical transmission grid. In March 2020, we were also named Administrator of the Fuel Price Transparency Act.

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BCUC Approves Energy-Based Rate for FortisBC's Electric Vehicle Charging Service

June 28, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved an energy-based rate of $0.39 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging service at FortisBC Inc.'s (FBC) charging stations. The approved energy-based rate will replace the existing time-based rates and will be implemented by October 1, 2024.

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BCUC Finalizes Exemptions for Hydrogen Energy Services Providers

May 16, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued orders to exempt three classes of hydrogen energy services from active BCUC regulation: Hydrogen as a transportation fuel, The production of hydrogen as a fuel for the production of electricity, or as a fuel for transportation or heating, and Hydrogen delivery by truck.

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Cybersecurity Threat to Cisco ASA VPNs

April 26, 2024

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued Information Bulletin 24-01 regarding Cybersecurity Threat to Cisco ASA VPNs.

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BCUC Sets 2024 and 2025 Interim Rates for River District Energy

March 27, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved interim rate increases of 7.5% for both 2024 and 2025 for River District Energy Limited Partnership (River District Energy), effective January 1, 2024, and January 1, 2025.

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BCUC Accepts FortisBC’s 2022 Long Term Gas Resource Plan

March 20, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) accepted FortisBC Energy Inc.’s (FortisBC) 2022 Long-Term Gas Resource Plan (LTGRP), that outlines out FortisBC’s plans to serve its customers energy needs and transition to a low-carbon energy future over the next 20 years.

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