The Collective Voice of Ontario’s Waterpower Industry

Waterpower is Ontario’s most reliable renewable energy source and has been the backbone of the province’s electricity supply for over a century. The OWA represents the common and collective interests of this foundational industry.

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The Power of Water Canada Conference

The annual Power of Water Canada Conference and Tradeshow offers tremendous networking activities that provide exhibitors with the opportunity to make connections and build alliances with hydroelectric professionals, Indigenous Communities, and provincial and federal government representatives.

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Parry Sound’s new generating station up and running

Official Grand Opening in the Summer of 2018 NEWS Nov 29, 2017 by Stephannie Johnson  Parry Sound North Star PARRY SOUND — The Cascade Street Generating Station is up and running. Aside from a few minor items to complete including its testing phase, the facility is ready to produce electricity. Fully computerized, the $17.5 million station can be controlled […]

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Power of Water Canada Conference Recognizes Leadership

2017 Event Awards Excellence in the Waterpower Industry (November 2, 2017 – Toronto) The 17th annual Power of Water Canada Conference (POWC) was held last week, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. Approximately, four hundred (400) Canadian and International delegates, non-government organizations, First Nations and government representatives attended this event. The event is the largest gathering of the […]

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Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan 2017 Affirms Future for Waterpower

LTEP Released by Ministry of Energy (October 26, 2017 – Toronto) As referenced by the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy, during his opening keynote address at the Power of Water Canada Conference this week, waterpower will play an integral role in meeting Ontario’s current and future energy needs. At the POWC conference, the Minister […]

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Waterpower Confirmed as Key to Ontario’s Electricity Future

Minister Glenn Thibeault Opens 2017 Power of Water Canada Conference (October 24, 2017 – Niagara) The Ontario Waterpower Association’s (OWA) 17th annual Power of Water Canada conference and tradeshow, being held this week in Niagara-on-the-Lake, is now underway. Once again the conference is the largest gathering of the hydroelectric sector in Canada. This year’s opening […]

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OWA 2017 Fall Newsletter RENEW

October 12, 2017 Welcome to RENEW, a quarterly publication of the Ontario Waterpower Association. With the next provincial election now less than a year away, electricity policies and politics will come into sharper focus. This issue celebrates yet another successful industry/First Nation partnership in the commissioning of the Peter Sutherland Sr. facility in northeastern Ontario. It […]

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OWA Releases Waterpower History Catalogue as part of Ontario 150 Celebrations

Waterpower History Celebrated for Canada’s 150th OWA Releases Catalogue Featuring Facilities over 100 Years Old (June 12, 2017 – Toronto) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is joining in the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary with the release of a catalogue featuring facilities that have operated for over 100 years. Support for this initiative is being […]

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