Hydro

Hydropower is clean, renewable, reliable and the most efficient source of electrical energy available. It draws energy from falling or flowing water and converts up to 95% of available energy into electricity, without consuming, wasting or depleting water in the process.

Did you know?

  • Hydroelectricity is the world’s primary source of renewable energy.
  • Water is used to generate more than 60% of Canada’s electric power, making it the third biggest producer in the world behind China and Brazil.
  • Canada has an installed capacity of 76,000 MW of hydroelectricity
  • In the U.S., hydropower accounts for 52% of the nation’s renewable electricity generation and 7% of total electricity generation.

U.S.A. Hydro

We operate 27 hydroelectric power plants in the Northeastern U.S., with a total installed capacity of 35.7 MW. These include 15 hydro power plants in Maine (11.45 MW), seven hydro power plants in New York (15 MW), a 2-MW hydro power plant in Rhode Island and four hydro power plants in Virginia (7.25 MW).

Canada Hydro

We operate four hydropower plants in Canada, with a total installed capacity of 161.5 MW. These include a 9.9-MW hydro power plant in Brompton, Québec, two hydro power plants totalling 129.6 MW in Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, and one 22-MW hydro power plant in Zeballos, B.C.

Discover Our Projects

Emeryville Hydro

Hydro In operation

Fowler, New York, U.S.A.

3.4 MW

Zeballos

Hydro In operation

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

22 MW