More Creek Hydroelectric Project

Alaska Hydro Corporation, a British Columbia based company, is proposing to construct and operate a 75-megawatt hydroelectric facility with reservoir storage, approximately 130 kilometres north of Stewart, in British Columbia, and 95 kilometres east of the Alaskan border. The project would be located on More Creek, which drains into the Iskut River and then the transboundary Stikine River. As proposed, the More Creek Hydroelectric Project would generate approximately 348 gigawatt hours of electricity per year, and its reservoir storage area would cover approximately 2,680 hectares of the More Creek drainage area basin. The proposed project would include the construction and operation of a powerhouse and energy generation facilities, a transmission line, a water intake, dam and reservoir, concrete works, as well an access road and other construction related components.


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Latest update

June 30, 2022 — On May 31, 2022, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada received a request to extend the three-year time limit and allow Alaska Hydro Corporation more time to provide the required information or studies for the environmental assessment. The Agency is reviewing the request and will make a determination as to whether it will be granted.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (431 KB) December 22, 2016
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - November 10, 2016
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - November 10, 2016
3 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (3.8 MB) September 21, 2016

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Contacts

More Creek Hydroelectric Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
Suite 210A - 757 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3M2
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990
Email: morecreekhydroelectric-hydroelectriquemorecreek@iaac-aeic.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Approximately 130 kilometres north of Stewart (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Hydroelectric Energy
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2016-11-10
  • Proponent

    Alaska Hydro Corporation
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number

    80131
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