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...

1

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?

2

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

3

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

4

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.

5

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

6

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.

7

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

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

9

British Columbia mainly sells electricity to which of the following:

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