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 FortisBC Energy Inc.'s Fourth Quarter Gas Commodity Rates

December 02, 2022

On December 1, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) completed its review of FortisBC Energy Inc.'s (FEI) fourth quarter gas cost reports and approved a commodity rate change in the Fort Nelson and Mainland and Vancouver Island service areas, by Order G-347-22.

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BCUC Approves Unifying Rates for Creative Energy Core Steam and Northeast False Creek Customers

November 29, 2022

Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved Creative Energy Vancouver Platform Inc.’s (Creative Energy) application to unify the Northeast False Creek system cost of service and rates with the Core Steam system in a new rate design, by Order G-345-22.

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BCUC Authorizes Bill Credit for Electricity Customers

November 28, 2022

Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued Order-341-22, approving a onetime bill credit for eligible electricity customers in British Columbia (BC), as directed by the BC government.

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BCUC Approves a Low Carbon Energy Program for Pacific Northern Gas

November 25, 2022

Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. and Pacific Northern Gas (N.E.) Ltd. (collectively, PNG) to establish a Low Carbon Energy program to reduce the utility and its customers’ greenhouse gas emissions, by Order G-339-22.

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BCUC Announces Executive Leadership Change

November 22, 2022

Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) announced a change to its Executive Leadership Team, with the retirement of Ian Jarvis as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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