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.
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.Learn More or Register
Welcome to RENEW – a quarterly publication of the Ontario Waterpower Association. This edition celebrates Ontario’s proud history of waterpower. With the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s Ontario 150 Program, the OWA will be undertaking public outreach and education featuring the almost forty (40) facilities that have been providing reliable, affordable […]
Over the past several years, the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) has invested significant resources, including the addition of my role as Communications and Public Relations Advisor, toward the education of the public and youth throughout the Canadian province of Ontario. Through direct face-to-face educational initiatives, the waterpower industry and water educational partners are growing the […]
The Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station (GS) on New Post Creek is now generating clean, reliable, low-cost electricity. The project, which is a partnership between Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Coral Rapids Power, a company wholly owned by Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN), was completed safely, ahead of schedule and on budget. Read more… […]
Parks Canada will be undertaking assessments of the fish and frog populations at numerous sites along the Trent-Severn Waterway. As a result of this work, community members may see individuals with flashlights on top of numerous dams or the adjacent shorelines during the evening hours. This work is part of Parks Canada’s rigorous environmental assessment […]
Ontario Waterpower Association Launches New Website (March 20th, 2017 – Toronto) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is pleased to announce the public launch of its new website. The OWA is a not-for profit organization representing the common and collective interests of the waterpower industry. More than 160 members are committed to advancing responsible resource management […]