Power of Water Conference 2014

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Learn about Waterpower


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  • Ontario's Waterpower industry has been producing renewable energy for more than 150 years
  • Waterpower was originaly used by mills, where waterwheels turned their equipment
  • Until about 50 years ago, waterpower produced all the province's electricity
  • Waterpower aided in the growth of Ontario and today provides approximately 26% of Ontario's energy
  • Approximately 200 waterpower facilities are currently generating power in Ontario

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