OWA Spring 2017 Newsletter – RENEW

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 […]

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Expanding Waterpower Education in Ontario

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 […]

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Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station on New Post Creek Completed

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… […]

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OWA Launches New Website

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 […]

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Companies increasing energy storage developments as renewables grow

CALGARY – “The rise of renewable power has created a need for energy storage that companies are fulfilling with underwater balloons, multi-tonne flywheels and decades-old designs. “Where renewables go, storage will follow,” said John Wright, project manager at Northland Power. The need for energy storage comes from the temporary and sometimes unpredictable nature of renewable […]

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Ecofish Research Ltd. Enhances Environmental Capabilities

“We are pleased to announce that ECODynamic Solutions Inc. (EDS), a leading environmental construction monitoring firm located in Courtenay, B.C., has merged with Ecofish Research Ltd. effective January 2017. EDS are recognized experts in construction environmental management and monitoring. Over the past decade, this reputable company has provided responsive, practical and cost-effective service to dozens […]

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OWA’s 2016 Year in Review is now available

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OWA’s 2016 Year in Review is now available! OWA 2016 Year in Review (PDF) This issue features articles on: Federal Legislative Review and Reform; Importance of Community Engagement; Sustaining Existing Assets; Past meets the Present in the Electric City; The Power of Water Canada Conference; Incorporating Sustainability into LTEP; Solving the Knowledge to Practice Gap; and The […]

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