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Standing offer program for renewable projects in British Columbia

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 9 May 2017

British Columbia wants to facilitate the development of distributed clean electricity generating projects in British Columbia to support its goal of self-sufficiency and help promote B.C. innovation. This electricity policy directs BC Hydro to develop a program, in consultation with stakeholders, to purchase, continuously or in regular offer windows, electricity from projects with a capacity of 10 MW or less. The Standing Offer will allow small projects to sell power to BC Hydro at a fixed price and with standard contract terms and conditions.

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