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Transmission Rates

About transmission rates

Customers with transmission accounts use large amounts of energy and invest in electrical infrastructure that allows them to receive service at high voltage. Most transmission accounts receive service under rate schedule 1823 of the Electric Tariff.

Minimum Charge

$8.812 per kVA of billing demand per billing period.

Demand Charge

Demand is measured by kilovolt (kVA) over 30-minute intervals. The highest average 30-minute kVA in a billing period is used to calculate the demand charge on transmission bills.

$8.812 per kVA of billing demand.

Energy Charge 1823A

5.165 cents per kWh applied to all kWh.

Energy Charge 1823B

4.596 cents per kWh applied to all kWh up to and including 90% of the customer's baseline load (CBL) in each billing year.

10.294 cents per kWh applied to all kWh above 90% of the CBL in each billing year.

Please note that in the event of differences between the details noted here and the official Electric Tariff issued by BC Hydro, the official Electric Tariff will prevail.