Transmission Rates


We're working to keep rates affordable while ensuring we continue to provide clean, safe and reliable electricity. An interim net increase of 1.8% is effective April 1, 2019. This is the result of a rate increase of 6.85% and a reduction of the Rate Rider from 5% to 0%.

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

$8.697 per kVA of billing demand per billing period.

Demand Charge

$8.697 per kVA of billing demand.

Energy Charge 1823A

$0.05098 per kWh applied to all kWh.

Energy Charge 1823B

$0.04535 per kWh applied to all kWh up to and including 90% of the customer's baseline load (CBL) in each billing year.

$0.10160 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.