British Columbia Neuters Utility Commission Over Renewables

Beattie, Jeff
July 2010
Energy Daily;7/6/2010, Issue 126, p3
The article reports that lawmakers in British Columbia approved legislation that is aimed to expand the clean energy production of the province but does so by stripping the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) and transforming the structure of the province's power markets. It notes that the law has several measures designed to increase the production of renewable power, mostly hydroelectric and to a lesser extent wind in the province. It cites that the law prevents the BCUC from overseeing the Clean Power Call (CPC).


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