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B.C. Reg. 119/2011
Deposited June 28, 2011
This consolidation is current to April 9, 2024.

Clean Energy Act

Rate Comparison Regulation


1   In this regulation:

"Act" means the Clean Energy Act;

"applicable rates" means, with respect to a public utility's electricity rates, the average monthly bill for electricity, but not any other terms and conditions of those rates.

Report requirements

2   In a report to be provided to the minister under section 8 (4) of the Act, the authority must do all of the following:

(a) include a comparison with at least one public utility in each of at least 15 other jurisdictions in North America, including all of the following:

(i) the provinces of Alberta, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba;

(ii) the states of Washington, Oregon and California;

(b) compare the previous year's applicable rates for residential, commercial and industrial customers with similar rates of the public utilities referred to in paragraph (a);

(c) express the monetary comparisons in Canadian currency;

(d) provide the authority's previous 5 years of applicable rates.

Note: this regulation repeals B.C. Reg. 140/2009 made under the Utilities Commission Act.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Clean Energy Act, S.B.C. 2010, c. 22, section 37 (f)]