Blogs & Articles

Stories and features on what’s happening at Hydro Ottawa, in our industry and in our community. Visit often to get the latest.

Summer tips to survive the Great White-hot North

July 3, 2024

For a country known as the Great White North, Canada sure has been surprising us with more mild winters and record-breaking

Hydro Ottawa eco home

A smart energy future starts at (an airport) home

June 20, 2024

As we navigate the challenges of climate change and rising energy demands, the path to sustainable living begins at home.

Doros Open Ottawa tour

Opening the doors to a hidden gem: Chaudière Falls

June 20, 2024

Summer is almost here and Ottawa threw up the shades once again to let sunlight and people in for the 2024 edition of

Engineers walk through a solar farm

Our growing demand for electricity

June 18, 2024

There are a lot of reasons why the demand for electricity is increasing.


Water Works: How hydropower keeps our lights on

May 21, 2024

Canada is a hydropower powerhouse! This renewable resource powers 60 per cent of our country’s electricity output.

Power line worker in a bucket truck

Stay back: Your life's on the line

May 21, 2024

Spanning across our city is an extensive network of energy infrastructure, comprising over 3,000 kilometres of underground c

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