Welcome to the British Columbia Energy Quiz

British Columbia may be known for its natural beauty, but it is also a major energy producer. Answer nine quick questions and see how much you know about Canada’s most western province...


Although British Columbia produces several types of energy, such as wind and natural gas, which energy type is responsible for more than 90 per cent of its electricity generation?


True or False: British Columbia was the last province/territory to adopt a carbon tax.


British Columbia’s largest hydroelectric facility has enough electricity to power 650,000 homes each year! What is its name?


British Columbia relies on wind and solar for some of its electricity generation. True or false: An advantage of electricity generated from renewable energy is that it’s easy to store.


The solar farm SunMine, located in Kimberley, B.C., was built on top of:


British Columbia generates some of its electricity using biomass. True or false: Biomass is an organic material – such as wood chips – that can be burned or converted into biofuel and used to produce energy.


True or false: A river can have only one hydroelectric dam.


True or false: Most of the coal produced in British Columbia is thermal coal, which is used to generate electricity.


British Columbia mainly sells electricity to which of the following:

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