British Columbia Utilities Commission

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Who We Are

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (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.

Our Role

BCUC Approves ICBC’s Basic Insurance Relief Rebate

April 07, 2022

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia’s (ICBC) application to issue a relief rebate to Basic insurance policyholders, by Order G-96-22.

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Critical Infrastructure Protection – Cybersecurity Threat

April 07, 2022

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued Information Bulletin 22-01 on January 24, 2022, expressing concerns that public utilities and other regulated entities in the energy sector in BC may be exposed to increased risk of cyberattacks because of the perceived geopolitical threats in Europe

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BCUC Issues Final Report on Fuel Retail Pilot to BC Government

March 31, 2022

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued its Final Report for the Fuel Price Transparency Act (FPT Act) retail data collection project (Retail Pilot) to the Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation.

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BCUC Approves Pacific Northern Gas First Quarter Gas Cost Rate Changes

March 17, 2022

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved quarterly gas commodity rate changes for Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. (PNG) customers, effective April 1, 2022.

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BCUC Proactively Monitoring Fuel Pricing Behaviours

March 17, 2022

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) announced it will be conducting additional monitoring of retail and wholesale price margins to ensure that fuel companies are not taking advantage of current market conditions.

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We review applications from regulated entities about rate changes, new facilities, energy projects, and complaints through open public proceedings.

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