OWA 2017 Summer Newsletter RENEW

  July 19, 2017 Welcome to RENEW, a quarterly publication of the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA). This issue features two active policy development initiatives that each could have significant implications for the industry. First, the IESO’s Market Renewal program has the potential to make fundamental structural changes to how electricity is valued, procured and dispatched in […]

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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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Waterpower History Celebrated for Canada’s 150th – OWA to Participate in Ontario Community Celebration Program

      The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is joining in the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary with a series of tours of historic hydroelectric facilities across the province.  Support for the events is being provided by Ontario 150 Community Celebration Program led  by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Waterpower facilities are […]

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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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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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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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