BCUC Response to COVID-19
The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) takes the health and wellness of its employees, stakeholders and the public seriously. In light of global developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, additional actions have been taken by the BCUC to respond to the outbreak.
We are working closely with regulated entities, stakeholders, industry associations and the Government of British Columbia to determine an appropriate path forward. The following is a summary of the work we have done to date.
BCUC Statements, Information & News Releases
The following list includes links to BCUC public statements regarding its operations and activities in response to COVID-19.
Direction to Regulated Entities
This list includes all BCUC direction provided to regulated entities regarding their activities during this time.
Impacted Proceeding Timetables
The timetables for the following proceedings have been impacted by COVID-19. Please visit the proceeding pages for further details.
|Date Issued||Proceeding||BCUC Order|
|April 22, 2020||TES Guidelines Review||Exhibit A-10 Postponing the workshops to September 22 and 23|
|March 17, 2020||Municipal Energy Utilities Inquiry||Exhibit A-9 Adjourning the regulatory timetable until further notice|
|March 17, 2020||BCUC Review of BC Hydro PBR Report||Exhibit A-6 Cancelling the workshop|
|March 16, 2020||TES Guidelines Review||Exhibit A-8 Postponing the workshops to May 12 and 13|
|March 12, 2020||BC Hydro Transmission Service Market Reference Priced Rates||Exhibit A-6 Cancelling the SRP|
Government of BC Directives and Information
The following list includes links to BC Government directives in response to COVID-19.
|April 8, 2020||Ombudsperson - Considerations for extending mandatory time periods|
|April 2, 2020||Direction to the BCUC respecting COVID-19 relief provided by BC Hydro|
|March 30, 2020||Respecting Disclosures During COVID-19 Emergency|
|March 28, 2020||Emergency Program Act|
|March 18, 2020||Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC – Extension of time for responses to access requests|