Yearly Archives

  • Energy Ottawa and City of Ottawa announce the dawn of a new solar initiative

    Ottawa, September 21, 2016 – Today, Energy Ottawa, a subsidiary of Hydro Ottawa, announced its solar rooftop installation project alongside the City of Ottawa and Mayor Jim Watson. The Jim Durrell Recreation Centre is one of eight large installation projects being planned on municipal buildings, including arenas, pools and city garages. These installs will provide […]

  • 2015 Annual Report

    Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.’s 2015 Annual Report highlights the company’s strong financial performance and growth in its renewable energy generation business. Hydro Ottawa’s core mission and mandate remain the same: to continue to provide a safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable supply of electricity to more than 325,000 homes and businesses that rely upon it every […]

  • Hydro Ottawa enters into agreement with Hydro-Québec to acquire remaining hydroelectric assets at Chaudière Falls

    OTTAWA – June 20, 2016 – Today, Minister of Energy, Glenn Thibeault and Minister of Infrastructure, Bob Chiarelli joined Hydro Ottawa’s President and CEO, Bryce Conrad and Chair of Hydro Ottawa’s Board of Directors, Jim Durrell, to announce that Hydro Ottawa has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Hydro-Québec to acquire the remaining […]

  • Opening the Doors to Hydro Ottawa’s Historic Hidden Gem

    OTTAWA, June 3, 2016 – Hydro Ottawa invites the community to come explore Canada’s oldest fully functioning hydroelectric generating station this weekend, June 4 and 5, as part of Doors Open Ottawa. For the sixth consecutive year, Hydro Ottawa is welcoming visitors to its Chaudière Falls Generating Station No. 2 for guided tours of the […]

  • Hydro Ottawa committed to being one of the greenest utilities in Canada

    OTTAWA – April 22, 2016 – For the sixth consecutive year, Hydro Ottawa has been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. Hydro Ottawa is the largest municipally owned producer of green power in Ontario, generating renewable energy at its run-of-the-river hydroelectric plants in Ottawa and Gatineau, in nearby communities in Eastern Ontario, and in […]

  • Hydro Ottawa honoured with Employer Excellence award from Hire Immigrants Ottawa

    OTTAWA – March 9, 2016 – This morning, Hydro Ottawa was recognized at the 2016 Employer Council of Champions Summit and Awards conference as an Employer of Excellence in the National Capital Region. The annual Employers’ Summit is a premier event that brings together more than 100 business, government and civic leaders in a program […]

  • Hydro Ottawa recognized as being a great employer for great people

    OTTAWA – February 4, 2016 – For the eighth consecutive year, Hydro Ottawa has been recognized as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers. Employees at Hydro Ottawa make a meaningful contribution every day in powering the lives of Hydro Ottawa customers and the community they serve. Employee engagement initiatives that foster innovation and […]

  • Hydro Ottawa – a top pick for “Millennials”

    At Hydro Ottawa, young workers benefit from career development opportunities, community involvement initiatives and a culture that focuses on the safety and well-being of each employee. With more than 40 percent of its workforce set to retire in the next ten years, Hydro Ottawa is preparing for the future by strategically reaching out to young […]