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.

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BCUC Approves 2024 Interim Rates for Kyuquot Power Ltd.

February 29, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved Kyuquot Power Ltd. (Kyuquot Power)’s 2024 Revenue Requirements (Rates) Application and set interim rates for 2024.

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BCUC Issues Final Public Utility Safety Guidelines

February 28, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued its final Public Utility Safety Guidelines (BCUC Safety Guidelines) to support public utilities in making safety a core part of their culture and guide the BCUC in effectively and efficiently regulating public utility safety.

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BCUC Approves Renewal of Six BC Hydro Energy Purchase Agreements

February 27, 2024

VANCOUVER – Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved BC Hydro’s renewal of six Energy Purchase Agreements (EPA) for hydroelectric facilities around the province.

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BCUC Approves BC Hydro Rate Riders for Fiscal 2025

February 20, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved BC Hydro to set its Deferral Account Rate Rider (DARR) at -2.5% and Trade Income Rate Rider (TIRR) at -2.3% for fiscal 2025.

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BCUC Named One of British Columbia’s Top Employers for 2024

February 13, 2024

VANCOUVER - Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) was named one of British Columbia’s (BC) Top Employers for 2024 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., the organizer of Canada’s Top 100 Employers annual project. This is the fifth year in a row that the BCUC has been awarded this distinction.

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