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Transmission services

​FortisBC transmission system

FortisBC’s transmission system consists of:

  • Approximately 1,500 km of lines comprised of:
    • 760 km of 63 kV lines
    • 220 km 132/138 kV lines
    • 270 km of 161/170 kV lines
    • 200 km of 230 kV lines

View a map of FortisBC’s transmission infrastructure and service territory.

Transmission tariff

FortisBC’s Electric Tariff Supplement No. 7 sets out the terms and conditions for customers to access the transmission system. Rate schedules 100 – 109 outline the prices for transmission services purchased from FortisBC.

Learn more about FortisBC's rates

Interconnection guidelines

Applying for transmission service

Please refer to FortisBC Electric Tariff Supplement No 7.  For further information, please contact:

Corey Sinclair, Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Transmission system – existing users

​Customer ​POR
(Point of Receipt)
(Point of Delivery)
​Zellstoff Celgar Limited Partnership KRA Substation (Celgar Mill) Kootenay Interconnection 52 MW
City of Nelson City of Nelson Kootenay Interconnection 4 MW
BC Hydro Okanagan Interconnection Duck Lake 35 MVA
​Tolko Industries Ltd. Tolko Mill Okanagan Interconnection 6 MW