British Columbia. Energy Board

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British Columbia. Energy Board

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  • Energy Board

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Dates of existence

1960-1972

History

The Energy Board was established in 1960 by an order-in-council (OIC 11/1960) to report to the Executive Council on the general subject of energy, its development and application to the requirements of the people and industry of the province. The board submitted a report on the Columbia and Peace power projects in July 1961, a study of the relative merits of the Columbia and Peace Rivers as sources of hydropower for the province. The Provincial Power Study, a ten-volume report, was submitted in 1972. It had originated with an order-in-council (OIC 1948/1970) to “determine by assembly of known data, or by independent inquiry, the best use of public and private energy resources to meet the electricity load growth in the province up to the year 1985” (the period of the study was later extended to 1990). The Energy Board was dissolved in 1972 (OIC 3647/1972) and the British Columbia Energy Commission was established a year later.

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Authority record identifier

328

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