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

January 10, 2017 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on December 22, 2016 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.


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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More Creek Hydroelectric Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990

  • Location

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

    • Hydroelectric Energy
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Alaska Hydro Corporation
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number

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