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BCPIAC opposes Ministry of Energy and Mines seeking regulatory exemption for power projects

BCPIAC letter in reply to a call for comments in response to the Ministry of Energy and Mines proposal to exempt the North Montney Power Supply Project and the Peace Region Electricity Supply Project from undergoing a review by BC’s energy utility regulator. Continue Reading BCPIAC opposes Ministry of Energy and Mines seeking regulatory exemption for power projects

BC Hydro, provincial and federal governments oppose anti-poverty and seniors’ organizations’ application to intervene in Site C legal cases

BC Hydro and the federal and provincial governments are opposing the participation of anti-poverty and seniors’ groups in Site C Dam Project legal cases. Continue Reading BC Hydro, provincial and federal governments oppose anti-poverty and seniors’ organizations’ application to intervene in Site C legal cases

Low income residential ratepayers’ groups apply to intervene in Site C legal cases

Groups representing the interests of low and fixed income residential ratepayers have just applied to the Federal Court to intervene in support of the Peace Valley Landowner Association (PVLA) challenge to the federal approval of BC Hydro’s Site C Dam Project. Continue Reading Low income residential ratepayers’ groups apply to intervene in Site C legal cases

BC Utilities Commission releases decision on fees for BC Hydro smart meter opt-out program

The BC Utilities Commission released a decision on April 25, 2014 about the fees BC Hydro will be allowed to charge its residential customers under the Meter Choices Program who choose not to have a smart meter installed at their home. Continue Reading BC Utilities Commission releases decision on fees for BC Hydro smart meter opt-out program