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Site C Clean Energy Project

The proposed project consists of constructing and operating a dam and 1,100-megawatt hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in north-eastern British Columbia. The Project would be the third in a series of dams on the Peace River in British Columbia. The Project components are an earthfill dam 1,050 metres long and 60 metres high, an up to 1,100-megawatt generating station and associated structures, an 83-kilometre long reservoir, re-alignment of four sections of Highway 29 and two 77-kilometre transmission lines along existing transmission line right-of-way connecting Site C to Peace Canyon.

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November 10, 2017 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued an amended Order to the proponent on November 3, 2017, regarding certain conditions set out in the Environmental Assessment Decision Statement. The original Order was issued on May 25, 2017.


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