Find a range of reports to help understand the BC Energy Step Code:

    1. General reports
    2. Capacity and market response
    3. Cost
    4. Technical, including the Metrics Research Reports
    5. National

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  • Lessons from the BC Energy Step Code (PDF, 3.5MB)
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    • Of particular interest to jurisdictions considering a performance-based stepped energy code or a market-transformation model grounded in shared leadership

Capacity and market response


Market Response



Metrics Research Reports

The Metrics Research Report is a comprehensive exploration of the energy, emissions and economic impacts of the BC Energy Step Code. It was originally published in 2017 and updated in 2018.

2018 Edition

2017 Edition

2022 Edition


Page last updated: September 27, 2021.