Energy Ottawa is Ontario’s largest municipally-owned producer of green power.

  • Hydroelectric Generation

    Energy Ottawa owns and operates 16 run-of-the-river hydroelectric facilities, including six stations near Parliament of Canada in downtown Ottawa.

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  • Landfill Generation

    Energy Ottawa’s gas-to-energy generating plants turn landfill gas into renewable energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and providing electricity to consumers at the same time.

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  • Solar Installations

    Energy Ottawa has partnered with the City of Ottawa to install solar panels on municipal buildings to increase renewable generation.

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  • About Us


    Energy Ottawa is committed to developing innovative sources of green power generation. As of 2015, it has a portfolio of green power generation that includes:

    • Six hydroelectric stations at Chaudière Falls on the Ottawa River with a total capacity of 38 MW;

    • Six hydroelectric stations in Eastern Ontario with a total capacity of 8.3 MW;

    • Four hydroelectric stations in upper New York State with a total capacity of 22.6 MW;

    • A landfill gas-to-energy plant at the Trail Road Landfill with a capacity of 6 MW;

    • A landfill gas-to-energy plant at the Laflèche Landfill in Moose Creek, ON with a capacity of 4.2 MW.

  • Media


    • Greening our Garbage: Energy Ottawa celebrates 10 years of turning waste into energy

      As the saying goes, “one person’s trash is another’s treasure,” and nothing could be more true for Energy Ottawa’s Trail Road facility. Except, in this case, the treasure is energy. Clean, green, renewable energy, at that. At the City of Ottawa landfill site in Richmond, decomposed waste creates methane – a greenhouse gas that is […]

    • A century later, Chaudière Falls is open to the public

      OTTAWA – October 16, 2017 – Today, distinguished guests joined Hydro Ottawa’s Board Chair Jim Durrell and President and CEO, Bryce Conrad, at the official opening of Chaudière Falls. This is the first time in more than 100 years that the historic site is open permanently for the public to enjoy. The event highlighted the […]

  • Energy Ottawa generates enough green power to operate 62,000 homes annually.

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  • 79 MW