Energizing in British Columbia

British Columbia (B.C.) is the gateway to a brighter, more sustainable future for your large commercial or industrial business. BC Hydro harnesses the power of water to generate clean, renewable hydroelectricity, providing businesses with stable, low-cost energy while minimizing environmental impact.

Whether your business is based in British Columbia or has plans to set up a new operation in our province, we are ready to support your transition to clean energy, be power smart, and help you meet your Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals.


Your power smart partner

We provide expert guidance and incentives to support your business transition to hydroelectricity. Reduce costs, improve energy efficiency, and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in B.C.

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Find out if your business is eligible for funding

Complete our integrated pre-screening form to find out whether your large commercial or industrial project is eligible for electrification, fuel switching, or energy efficiency incentives.

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Support and incentives for business

Your large commercial or industrial business may be eligible to access support and incentives to help your business improve energy efficiency and transition from fossil fuels to sustainable, clean energy.

Learn more about incentives

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Business development support

Large commercial or industrial businesses looking to establish new operations or expand existing operations for a new end-use may be eligible for incentives toward connection studies and electrification projects.

Low Carbon Electrification

Large commercial or industrial businesses in B.C. may be eligible for funding to help with industrial fuel switching and industrial facility retrofits, as well as industrial transport fleet electrification.

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Streamlined process

Our single, coordinated process streamlines applying for support. Our expert team can guide you through available programs and resources and help navigate the interconnection process.

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Access electrification support

Complete our integrated pre-screening form to determine whether your large commercial or industrial project is eligible for electrification, fuel switching, or energy efficiency incentives.

Complete pre-screening form

Industrial sites

To support businesses looking to choose clean energy in British Columbia and establish or expand operations, BC Hydro maintains a registry of industrial sites.

We can match your business to an industrial site with available land, electrical infrastructure, and transmission or distribution capacity, helping you connect to our integrated grid in a faster and more cost-efficient way.

View industrial sites

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B.C.'s climate plan

We are an integral part of the B.C. government's CleanBC plan, one of North America's most progressive climate action plans. The CleanBC plan includes:

  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 (based on 2007 levels)
  • Reach net zero by 2050
  • Incentives for businesses to improve their energy efficiency

Together, we are building a cleaner economy and helping more businesses transition to clean energy.

Reduce emissions in B.C.

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