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 Updates Ontario’s Waterpower Inventories

    Assessments Undertaken for Remote Communities and MNRF Dams (October 2, 2017 – Toronto) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is pleased to announce the completion of two initiatives designed to improve the analysis and assessment of waterpower potential in Ontario.  The first, undertaken by Hatch Ltd, updates the “Northern Hydro Assessment”, prepared for the […]

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OWA statement on potential deal with Hydro Quebec

      For immediate release (Toronto, August 8, 2017) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is expressing concern in response to a potential take or pay contractual arrangement with Hydro Quebec as reported earlier today.  The agreement, if finalized, would present a significant challenge to continued investment in waterpower in Ontario. “Ontario’s existing waterpower facilities are […]

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