List of generating stations in British Columbia

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The Ruskin Generating Station.

This is a 2017 list of electrical generating stations in British Columbia, Canada.

Hydroelectric[edit]

List of most of the hydroelectric generating stations in British Columbia.

  Facilities under construction
  Planned facilities
  Decommissioned facilities

Hydroelectric stations owned by BC Hydro[edit]

A list of all grid-tied hydroelectric generation stations in British Columbia operated by BC Hydro[1]

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Type Ref
Aberfeldie Dam 1953 25.0 49°29′56″N 115°21′2″W / 49.49889°N 115.35056°W / 49.49889; -115.35056 (Aberfeldie) Hydro [1]
Alouette Lake 1928 9.0 49°17′10″N 122°29′14″W / 49.28611°N 122.48722°W / 49.28611; -122.48722 (Alouette) Hydro [1]
Ash River 1959 28.0 49°22′30″N 125°9′12″W / 49.37500°N 125.15333°W / 49.37500; -125.15333 (Ash River) Hydro [1]
Bridge River 1948 478.0 50°43′54″N 122°14′33″W / 50.73167°N 122.24250°W / 50.73167; -122.24250 (Bridge River) Hydro [1]
Cheakamus 1957 158.0 49°56′4″N 123°17′21″W / 49.93444°N 123.28917°W / 49.93444; -123.28917 (Cheakamus) Hydro [1]
Clowhom 1957 33.0 49°42′41″N 123°32′7″W / 49.71139°N 123.53528°W / 49.71139; -123.53528 (Clowhom) Hydro [1]
Elko 1924 12.0 49°17′22″N 115°6′15″W / 49.28944°N 115.10417°W / 49.28944; -115.10417 (Elko) Hydro [1]
Falls River 1930 7.0 53°58′59″N 129°44′03″W / 53.98306°N 129.73417°W / 53.98306; -129.73417 (Falls River) Hydro [1]
GM Shrum (W.A.C. Bennett Dam) 1968 2,730.0 56°0′58″N 122°12′19″W / 56.01611°N 122.20528°W / 56.01611; -122.20528 (W. A. C. Bennett Dam) Hydro [1]
John Hart 1947 126.0 50°2′35″N 125°18′38″W / 50.04306°N 125.31056°W / 50.04306; -125.31056 (John Hart) Hydro [1]
Jordan River 1971 170.0 48°28′37″N 123°59′51″W / 48.47694°N 123.99750°W / 48.47694; -123.99750 (Jordan River) Hydro [1]
Kootenay Canal 1975 583.0 49°27′10″N 117°30′55″W / 49.45278°N 117.51528°W / 49.45278; -117.51528 (Kootenay Canal) Hydro [1]
Ladore 1956 47.0 50°0′53″N 125°23′27″W / 50.01472°N 125.39083°W / 50.01472; -125.39083 (Ladore) Hydro [1]
La Joie 1957 25.0 50°50′14″N 122°51′29″W / 50.83722°N 122.85806°W / 50.83722; -122.85806 (Lajoie Dam) Hydro [1]
Lake Buntzen 1951 76.8 49°22′30″N 122°52′07″W / 49.37500°N 122.86861°W / 49.37500; -122.86861 (Lake Buntzen) Hydro [1]
Mica 1976 2,746.0 52°4′35″N 118°34′0″W / 52.07639°N 118.56667°W / 52.07639; -118.56667 (Mica Dam) Hydro [1]
Peace Canyon 1980 694.0 55°58′57″N 121°59′34″W / 55.98250°N 121.99278°W / 55.98250; -121.99278 (Peace Canyon Dam) Hydro [1]
Puntledge 1955 24.0 49°41′15″N 125°2′3″W / 49.68750°N 125.03417°W / 49.68750; -125.03417 (Puntledge) Hydro [1]
Revelstoke 1984 2,480.0 51°3′15″N 118°11′40″W / 51.05417°N 118.19444°W / 51.05417; -118.19444 (Revelstoke dam) Hydro [1]
Ruskin 1930 105.0 49°11′43″N 122°24′28″W / 49.19528°N 122.40778°W / 49.19528; -122.40778 (Ruskin) Hydro [1]
Seton 1956 48.0 50°40′23″N 121°55′27″W / 50.67306°N 121.92417°W / 50.67306; -121.92417 (Seton) Hydro [1]
Seven Mile 1979 805.0 49°1′47″N 117°30′11″W / 49.02972°N 117.50306°W / 49.02972; -117.50306 (Seven Mile) Hydro [1]
Shuswap 1929 6.0 50°17′44″N 118°48′45″W / 50.29556°N 118.81250°W / 50.29556; -118.81250 (Shuswap) Hydro [1]
Spillimacheen 1955 4.0 50°54′11″N 116°24′33″W / 50.90306°N 116.40917°W / 50.90306; -116.40917 (Spillimacheen) Hydro [1]
Stave Falls 1912 91.0 49°13′46″N 122°21′17″W / 49.22944°N 122.35472°W / 49.22944; -122.35472 (Stave Falls) Hydro [1]
Strathcona 1958 64.0 49°59′48″N 125°3′56″W / 49.99667°N 125.06556°W / 49.99667; -125.06556 (Strathcona) Hydro [1]
Wahleach 1952 65.0 49°15′1″N 121°36′20″W / 49.25028°N 121.60556°W / 49.25028; -121.60556 (Wahleach) Hydro [1]
Walter Hardman 1960 8.0 50°48′36″N 118°3′53″W / 50.81000°N 118.06472°W / 50.81000; -118.06472 (Walter Hardman) Hydro [1]
Whatshan 1972 55.0 49°54′59″N 118°7′0″W / 49.91639°N 118.11667°W / 49.91639; -118.11667 (Whatshan) Hydro [1]
Site C Dam ~2024 1,100 56°11′41″N 120°54′51″W / 56.19472°N 120.91417°W / 56.19472; -120.91417 (Site C) Hydro [2]
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 11,702.8

Hydroelectric stations with partial BC Hydro ownership[edit]

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owners Type Ref
Waneta Dam 1952 490.0 49°00′15″N 117°36′43″W / 49.0040768°N 117.6118693°W / 49.0040768; -117.6118693 (Waneta) BC Hydro 33%, Teck 66% Hydro [3][4]
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 490.0

Privately owned hydroelectric stations[edit]

This list includes all grid-connected hydroelectric generating stations not owned by the Crown Corporation BC Hydro. This list includes stations owned and operated by Independent Power Producers as well as by private utilities such as Nelson Hydro and FortisBC. In some cases, such as Lois Lake and Powell Lake, the electricity generated may be used solely for private industry, even if it is grid-connected.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Akolkolex 1995 10 50°49′21″N 118°01′46″W / 50.82250°N 118.02944°W / 50.82250; -118.02944 (Akolkolex) TransAlta Hydro [5]
Arrow Lakes/Keenleyside Dam 2002 185 49°20′22″N 117°46′19″W / 49.33944°N 117.77194°W / 49.33944; -117.77194 (Arrow Lakes GS) Columbia Power Corporation Hydro [6]
Ashlu Creek 2010 49.9 49°54′51″N 123°19′30″W / 49.91417°N 123.32500°W / 49.91417; -123.32500 (Ashlu Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [7]
Barr Creek 2011 4.4 Tahsis Synex International Hydro [8]
Big Silver Creek 2016 40.6 49°41′33″N 121°51′37″W / 49.69250°N 121.86028°W / 49.69250; -121.86028 (Harrison Lake) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [9]
Bone Creek 2011 19 Valemount TransAlta Hydro [10]
Bonnington Falls 1905 16 Nelson Nelson Hydro Hydro [11]
Boston Bar Hydro (Scuzzy Creek) 1995 9 49°48′41″N 121°27′30″W / 49.81139°N 121.45833°W / 49.81139; -121.45833 (Scuzzy Creek) Boston Bar LP Hydro [12]
Boulder Creek 2017 25.3 50°38′7″N 123°24′12″W / 50.63528°N 123.40333°W / 50.63528; -123.40333 (Pemberton) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [13]
Box Canyon 2017 16 49°33′42″N 123°23′22″W / 49.56167°N 123.38944°W / 49.56167; -123.38944 (Port Mellon) Elemental Energy Hydro [14]
Brandywine Creek 2003 7.6 50°03′28″N 123°07′52″W / 50.05778°N 123.13111°W / 50.05778; -123.13111 (Brandywine Creek) Eco Flow Energy Hydro [15]
Brilliant Dam 1944 145 49°19′29″N 117°37′12″W / 49.3246884°N 117.6200366°W / 49.3246884; -117.6200366 (Brilliant Dam) Columbia Power Corporation Hydro [6]
Brilliant Expansion 2009 120 49°19′23″N 117°37′11″W / 49.3230941°N 117.6198435°W / 49.3230941; -117.6198435 (Brilliant Dam) Columbia Power Corporation Hydro [6]
Brown Lake 1996 7.2 54°01′38″N 129°50′37″W / 54.02722°N 129.84361°W / 54.02722; -129.84361 (Brown Lake) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [16]
Canoe Creek 2010 6 Ucluelet Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Hydro [17]
Castle Creek 2010 8 McBride Castle Mountain Hydro Ltd. Hydro [18]
China Creek 2005 6.3 Port Alberni Upnit Power Corporation Hydro [19]
Coats IPP 1985 0.5 Gabriola Island Crofter's Gleann Enterprises Ltd. Hydro [12]
Corra Linn Dam 1932 49 49°28′2″N 117°28′0″W / 49.46722°N 117.46667°W / 49.46722; -117.46667 (Corra Linn) FortisBC Hydro [20]
Culliton Creek 2016 15 49°52′41″N 123°9′38″W / 49.87806°N 123.16056°W / 49.87806; -123.16056 (Culliton Creek) BluEarth Renewables Hydro [21]
Cypress Creek 2009 2.8 Gold River Synex Energy Resources Ltd Hydro [22]
Dasque Creek 2015 12 Terrace BluEarth Renewables Hydro [23][24]
Doran Taylor Hydro 1996 6 Port Alberni Summit Power Hydro [12]
Douglas Creek (Kwalsa Energy) 2010 27.6 49°46′3″N 122°9′4″W / 49.76750°N 122.15111°W / 49.76750; -122.15111 (Douglas Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [25]
Eagle Lake Micro Hydro 2003 0.2 West Vancouver District of West Vancouver Hydro [26]
East Toba 2010 147 Powell River Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [27]
East Twin 1991 1.6 McBride Brookfield Renewable Power Hydro [28]
Eldorado Reservoir 2009 1.1 Kelowna District of Lake Country Hydro [29]
Fire Creek (Kwalsa Energy) 2010 25 49°46′59″N 122°14′5″W / 49.78306°N 122.23472°W / 49.78306; -122.23472 (Fire Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [30]
Fitzsimmons Creek 2010 7.9 Whistler Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [31]
Furry Creek 2004 10.4 Furry Creek BluEarth Renewables Hydro [32]
Forrest Kerr Generating Station 2014 195 56°43′30″N 130°40′22″W / 56.72500°N 130.67278°W / 56.72500; -130.67278 (Forrest Kerr Generating Station) AltaGas Hydro [33]
Haa-ak-suuk Creek Hydro 2010 6 Ucluelet Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Hydro [34]
Hauer Creek (aka Tete) 2007 2.4 Valemount Hauer Creek Power Inc. Hydro [12]
Hystad Creek 2002 6 Valemount Brookfield Renewable Power Hydro [28]
Jamie Creek 2014 22 50°49′42″N 123°3′24″W / 50.82833°N 123.05667°W / 50.82833; -123.05667 (Jamie Creek) Boralex Hydro [35]
Jimmie Creek (Upper Toba Valley) 2016 62 50°34′11″N 124°4′20″W / 50.56972°N 124.07222°W / 50.56972; -124.07222 (Jimmie Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [36]
Kemano Generating Station 1953 896 53°33′48″N 127°56′32″W / 53.563278°N 127.942167°W / 53.563278; -127.942167 (Kemano) Rio Tinto Alcan Hydro [37]
Kokish River 2014 45 Port McNeil Brookfield Renewable Power Hydro [38]
Kwoiek Creek 2013 49.9 50°6′16″N 121°34′25″W / 50.10444°N 121.57361°W / 50.10444; -121.57361 (Kwoiek Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy, Kanaka Bar Indian Band Hydro [39]
Lamont Creek (Upper Stave Energy) 2010 28 49°33′58″N 122°21′1″W / 49.56611°N 122.35028°W / 49.56611; -122.35028 (Lamont Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [40]
Lois Lake 1930 37.4 Powell River Brookfield Renewable Power Hydro [41]
Long Lake (Cascade Creek) 31 Stewart Regional Power Inc. Hydro [42]
Lorenzetta Creek 2016 3.2 Laidlaw Zella Hydro Hydro [43]
Lower Bear Creek 2011 10 Sechelt Regional Power Inc. Hydro [44]
Lower Bonnington 1925 66 49°27′39″N 117°29′58″W / 49.46083°N 117.49944°W / 49.46083; -117.49944 (Lower Bonnington) FortisBC Hydro [20]
Lower Clowhom 2009 11 Sechelt BluEarth Renewables Hydro [45]
Mamquam Hydro 1996 58 Squamish Atlantic Power Corporation Hydro [46]
Marion 3 Creek 2005 4.6 Port Alberni Marion Creek Hydro Inc. Hydro [47]
McDonald Ranch 1993 0.1 Grasmere McDonald Ranch & Timber Co. Ltd. Hydro [12]
McIntosh Creek 2014 1.2 McBride Snowshoe Power Ltd. Hydro [12]
McLymont Creek 2015 66 Stewart AltaGas Hydro [48]
McNair Creek Hydro 2004 9.8 Port Mellon BluEarth Renewables Hydro [49]
Mears Creek 2004 3.8 Gold River Synex Energy Resources Ltd Hydro [22]
Middle Creek 2015 8 Terrace BluEarth Renewables Hydro [23][24]
Miller Creek 2003 29.5 Pemberton Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [50]
Montrose Creek 2010 88 Powell River Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [51]
Morehead Creek 1994 0.11 Williams Lake Morehead Valley Hydro Hydro [52]
Northwest Stave River 2013 17.5 Mission Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [53]
Pingston Creek 2003 45 Revelstoke Brookfield Renewable Power, TransAlta Hydro [54]
Powell Lake 1911 46 Powell River Brookfield Renewable Power Hydro [41]
Ptarmigan Creek 1993 3.6 McBride Robson Valley Power Corp Hydro [12]
Raging River 2 2002 8 Port Alice Raging River Power & Mining Inc. Hydro [12]
Rutherford Creek 2004 49.9 Mount Currie Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [55]
Sakwi Creek 2014 5.5 Agassiz Connor, Clark & Lunn Hydro [56]
Seaton Creek Hydro (Homestead) 1997 0.3 New Denver Homestead Hydro Systems Hydro [12]
Sechelt Creek (Salmon Inslet) 1997 16.6 Sechelt Capstone Infrastructure Hydro [57][58]
Silversmith 1916 0.2 Sandon Silversmith Power & Light Hydro [59][12]
Skookum Creek 2014 25 Squamish Eco Flow Energy Hydro [60]
Soo River 1994 13.1 50°13′34″N 122°54′41″W / 50.22611°N 122.91139°W / 50.22611; -122.91139 (Soo River) Summit Power Hydro [12]
South Cranberry Creek 2008 9 Revelstoke Advanced Energy Systems Ltd. Hydro [12]
South Slocan 1928 54 49°27′24″N 117°31′5″W / 49.45667°N 117.51806°W / 49.45667; -117.51806 (South Slocan) FortisBC Hydro [20]
South Sutton Creek 2005 4.9 Port Alberni South Sutton Creek Hydro Inc. Hydro [12]
Stokke Creek (Kwalsa Energy) 2010 21 49°42′39″N 122°2′3″W / 49.71083°N 122.03417°W / 49.71083; -122.03417 (Stokke Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [61]
Tipella Creek (Kwalsa Energy) 2010 16.7 49°44′27″N 122°9′44″W / 49.74083°N 122.16222°W / 49.74083; -122.16222 (Tipella Creek) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [62]
Tretheway Creek 2015 21.2 Harrison Lake Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [63]
Tyson Creek Hydro 2009 9.3 Sechelt BluEarth Renewables Hydro [64]
Upper Bear Creek 2012 10 Sechelt Regional Power Inc. Hydro [44]
Upper Bonnington 1907 66 49°27′36″N 117°29′1″W / 49.46000°N 117.48361°W / 49.46000; -117.48361 (Upper Bonnington) FortisBC Hydro [20]
Upper Clowhom 2009 11 Sechelt BluEarth Renewables Hydro [45]
Upper Lillooet River 2017 81.4 Pemberton Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [65]
Upper Mamquam 2005 25 Squamish TransAlta Hydro [66]
Upper Stave River (Upper Stave Energy) 2010 33.5 49°37′22″N 122°26′58″W / 49.62278°N 122.44944°W / 49.62278; -122.44944 (Upper Stave River) Innergex Renewable Energy Hydro [67]
Volcano Creek 2015 16 Stewart AltaGas Hydro [68]
Walden North 1993 16 Lillooet FortisBC Hydro [12]
Waneta Expansion 2015 335 Trail FortisBC Hydro [69][12]
Woodfibre Dam 1947 1.6 Squamish Western Pulp LP Hydro [12]
Zeballos Lake 2009 21.85 Zeballos Zeballos Lake Hydro LP Hydro [12]
Bremner Creek 25 Harrison Lake Pacific Greengen Power Hydro [70]
Trio Creek 25 Harrison Lake Pacific Greengen Power Hydro [70]
Chickwat Creek 2018? 19 Sechelt Inlet BluEarth Renewables Hydro [71]
Upper Ramona 2018? 7 Sechelt Inlet BluEarth Renewables Hydro [71]
Lower Ramona 2018? 7 Sechelt Inlet BluEarth Renewables Hydro [71]
Clemina Creek Hydro 10.5 Valemount Sorgent.e Hydro Canada Hydro [70]
Serpentine Creek Hydro 10.5 Blue River Sorgent.e Hydro Canada Hydro [70]
Hunter Creek 2018? 12 Hope Connor, Clark & Lunn Hydro [72][70]
Wedgemount Creek 5.4 Whistler Wedgemount Power LP Hydro [70]
Winchie Creek 4.4 Ucluelet Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Hydro [70]
Gabion River EPA 0.95 Hartley Bay Gitga'at Economic Partnership Hydro [73][70]
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 3,705.6

Other Renewables[edit]

Biomass, biogas and waste heat[edit]

List of all biomass, biogas and waste heat power plants in British Columbia.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Status Ref
150 Mile House 6 150 Mile House EnPower Waste heat [74]
Armstrong Wood Waste Co-Gen 2002 20 Armstrong Riverside Forest Products Biomass [12]
Burnaby Incinerator (SEEGEN) 2003 22 Burnaby Montenay Inc. Biomass [75]
Cache Creek Landfill Gas Utilization Plant 2015 4.5 Cache Creek Wastech Management Services Biogas [76][12]
Cariboo Pulp & Paper 2012 61.3 Quesnel West Fraser Timber Biomass [77][12]
Cedar Road LFG Inc. 2009 1.4 Nanaimo Cedar Road LFG Inc. Biogas [78]
Celgar Mill 52 Castlegar Mercer International Biomass [79][80]
Chetwynd Biomass 2014 13 Chetwynd West Fraser Timber Biomass [77][12]
Conifex Bioenergy 2015 36 Mackenzie Conifex Biomass [81][12]
Crowsnest Pass 2013 7.1 Sparwood Kensington Capital Partners Waste Heat [82][12]
Fraser Lake Biomass 2014 13 Fraser Lake West Fraser Timber Biomass [77][12]
Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre 2012 1.03 Richmond Harvest Power Biomass [83]
Greater Nanaimo PCC Cogeneration 2012 0.1 Nanaimo Regional District of Nanaimo Biogas [12]
Harmac Biomass 2014 55 Nanaimo Nanaimo Forest Products Ltd. Biomass [84]
Hartland Landfill Project 1.6 Victoria Maxim Power Biomass [85]
Howe Sound Green Energy 2010 112 Port Mellon Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Corporation Biomass [86][12]
Intercon Green Power 31.7 Prince George Canfor Biomass [12]
Kamloops Green Energy 76 Kamloops Domtar Biomass [12]
LP Golden Biomass 7.5 Golden Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd. Biomass [12]
Nanaimo Reservoir No. 1 Energy Recovery 2014 0.1 Nanaimo City of Nanaimo Waste Heat [12]
Northwood Green Power 63 Prince George Canfor Biomass [12]
PGP Bio Energy Project 60 Prince George Canfor Biomass [12]
Powell River Generation 2015 48 Powell River]] Catalyst Paper Corporation Biomass [12]
Savona Generating Station 2008 5.9 Savona EnPower Waste heat [74]
Skookumchuk Power Project 51 Skookumchuk Tembec Biomass [12]
Tolko Kelowna Cogeneration 2007 14.9 Kelowna Tolko Industries Biomass [12]
Vancouver Landfill Project 2003 7.4 Delta Maxim Power Biomass [87]
Williams Lake Power Plant 66 Williams Lake Atlantic Power Corporation Biomass [88]
Fort St. James Green Energy 40 Fort St. James Veolia Biomass [89][70]
Merritt Green Energy 40 Merritt Veolia Biomass [89][70]
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 837.5

Solar Photovoltaic[edit]

List of all Photovoltaic power stations in British Columbia.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
SunMine 2015 1.05 Kimberley City of Kimberley Solar [90]
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 1.05

Wind[edit]

List of all wind farms in British Columbia.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Bear Mountain Wind Park 2009 102 Dawson Creek AltaGas Wind [91]
Cape Scott Wind Farm 2013 99.2 Port Hardy GDF-Suez Wind [92]
Dokie Wind 2011 144 Chetwynd Innergex Renewable Energy Wind [93]
Meikle Wind Farm 2017 179 Tumbler Ridge Pattern Energy/PSP Investments Wind [94][95][96]
Pennask Wind Farm 2017 15 49°55′26″N 120°6′14″W / 49.92389°N 120.10389°W / 49.92389; -120.10389 (Westbank) Okanagan Wind Wind [97]
Eye of the Wind 2010 1.5 49°22′15″N 123°5′56″W / 49.37083°N 123.09889°W / 49.37083; -123.09889 (Eye of the Wind) Grouse Mountain Wind [98]
Quality Wind Project 2012 142.2 Tumbler Ridge Capital Power Corporation Wind [99]
Shinish Creek Wind Farm 2017 15 49°39′39″N 120°8′13″W / 49.66083°N 120.13694°W / 49.66083; -120.13694 (Summerland) Okanagan Wind Wind [97]
Moose Lake Wind Project 2018? 15 Tumbler Ridge Boralex Wind [100]
Septimus Creek Wind Farm 2018? 15 Taylor Zero Emission Energy Developments Inc. Wind [101]
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 703.9

Fossil fuel[edit]

List of all fossil fuel power plants in British Columbia.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Fort Nelson Generating Station 1999 73.0 58°43′26″N 122°42′4″W / 58.72389°N 122.70111°W / 58.72389; -122.70111 BC Hydro Natural gas [102][1]
Houweling Nurseries Cogeneration 2014 8.8 Delta Houweling's Tomatoes Natural gas [103]
Island Generating Station 2002 275 Campbell River Capital Power Corporation Natural gas [104]
McMahon Cogeneration Plant 1993 105 Taylor ATCO Power Natural gas [105]
Prince Rupert Generating Station 1975 46.0 54°17′0″N 130°18′25″W / 54.28333°N 130.30694°W / 54.28333; -130.30694 BC Hydro Natural gas [102][1]
Burrard Generating Station (decommissioned in 2016) 1961 950 49°17′56″N 122°53′25″W / 49.29889°N 122.89028°W / 49.29889; -122.89028 BC Hydro Natural gas
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 507.8

Off-grid[edit]

List of all power plants in British Columbia serving loads in communities not connected to the North American power grid.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Ah-Sin-Heek 7.3 52°21′35″N 126°42′45″W / 52.35972°N 126.71250°W / 52.35972; -126.71250 (Ah-Sin-Heek) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Anahim Lake 3.9 52°28′0″N 125°19′0″W / 52.46667°N 125.31667°W / 52.46667; -125.31667 (Anahim Lake) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Atlin 2.7 59°34′28″N 133°41′57″W / 59.57444°N 133.69917°W / 59.57444; -133.69917 (Atlin) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Bella Bella 4.9 52°09′52″N 128°8′42″W / 52.16444°N 128.14500°W / 52.16444; -128.14500 (Bella Bella) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Clayton Falls 2.0 52°22′13″N 126°48′51″W / 52.37028°N 126.81417°W / 52.37028; -126.81417 (Clayton Falls) BC Hydro Hydro [1]
Dease Lake 3.5 58°26′20″N 130°0′50″W / 58.43889°N 130.01389°W / 58.43889; -130.01389 (Dease Lake) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Eddontenajon 1.7 57°46′18″N 129°58′46″W / 57.77167°N 129.97944°W / 57.77167; -129.97944 (Eddontenajon) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Elhlateese 2012 0.2 49°01′14″N 125°02′06″W / 49.02056°N 125.03500°W / 49.02056; -125.03500 (Elhlateese) BC Hydro Diesel [1][106]
Good Hope Lake 2015 0.8 59°16′55″N 129°18′10″W / 59.28194°N 129.30278°W / 59.28194; -129.30278 (Good Hope Lake) BC Hydro Diesel [1][107]
Hartley Bay 1.1 53°25′30″N 129°15′07″W / 53.42500°N 129.25194°W / 53.42500; -129.25194 (Hartley Bay) BC Hydro Diesel [1][73]
Hluey Lakes 1999 3 Dease Lake Capstone Infrastructure Hydro [108]
Kwadacha 1.8 57°25′26″N 125°37′55″W / 57.42389°N 125.63194°W / 57.42389; -125.63194 (Kwadacha) BC Hydro Diesel [1][109]
Kwadacha Bioenergy Project 0.5 57°25′26″N 125°37′55″W / 57.42389°N 125.63194°W / 57.42389; -125.63194 (Kwadacha) Kwadacha Nation Biogas [109][12]
Malibu Hydro 2005 0.6 Malibu Malibu Club Hydro [110]
Masset 16.5 54°1′13″N 132°6′48″W / 54.02028°N 132.11333°W / 54.02028; -132.11333 (Masset) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
McBride 2010 5.0 53°18′23″N 120°10′02″W / 53.30639°N 120.16722°W / 53.30639; -120.16722 (Masset) BC Hydro Biodiesel [1][111]
Moresby Lake Generating Station 1990 6.6 Haida Gwaii Atlantic Power Corporation Hydro [112][12]
Ocean Falls 1922 14 Ocean Falls Boralex Hydro

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Pine Creek 2009 2.1 Atlin Taku River Tlingit First Nation Hydro [114][12]
Sandspit 10.2 53°14′8″N 131°52′46″W / 53.23556°N 131.87944°W / 53.23556; -131.87944 (Sandspit) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Takla 0.7 55°29′00″N 125°58′25″W / 55.48333°N 125.97361°W / 55.48333; -125.97361 (Takla) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Telegraph Creek 1.8 57°54′14″N 131°10′18″W / 57.90389°N 131.17167°W / 57.90389; -131.17167 (Telegraph Creek) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Tsay Keh Dene 1.1 56°46′37″N 124°56′32″W / 56.77694°N 124.94222°W / 56.77694; -124.94222 (Tsay Keh Dene) BC Hydro Diesel [1]
Toad River 2009 0.6 58°50′44″N 125°13′22″W / 58.84556°N 125.22278°W / 58.84556; -125.22278 (Telegraph Creek) BC Hydro Diesel [1][115]
Total of Operating Stations (MW) 92.6

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