The Collective Voice of Ontario’s Waterpower Industry

Waterpower is Ontario’s most reliable renewable energy source and has been the backbone of the province’s electricity supply for over a century. The OWA represents the common and collective interests of this foundational industry.

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The Power of Water Canada Conference

The annual Power of Water Canada Conference and Tradeshow offers tremendous networking activities that provide exhibitors with the opportunity to make connections and build alliances with hydroelectric professionals, Indigenous Communities, and provincial and federal government representatives.

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Waterpower Industry Leadership Confirmed

OWA Announces 2019 Board and Executive (January 10, 2019 – Peterborough) The Ontario Waterpower Association is pleased to announce confirmation of the 2019 Board of Directors and Executive. The Board will have a key role in leading the implementation of the OWA’s Strategic Plan for 2019-2021, entitled “Reinventing and Reinvesting”. The Plan outlines the industry’s […]

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2018 Year in Review

OWA’s Year in Review publication looks back on the key waterpower events, policy changes, technologies and initiatives that happened over the past year on behalf of its members. 2018 was a great year, full of success stores. This issue highlights OWA’s new Strategic Plan and the annual Power of Water Canada conference. It celebrates innovative […]

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2018 Event Awards Excellence in the Waterpower Industry

    Power of Water Canada Conference Recognizes Leadership (November 7, 2018 – Toronto) The 18th annual Power of Water Canada Conference (POWC) was held last week, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. Approximately, four hundred (400) delegates from around the globe attended this event. On the evening of October 30th, the OWA hosted its annual awards ceremony, […]

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OWA Releases New Strategic Plan at Power of Water Canada Conference

      Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable Electricity (October 30, 2018 – Niagara on the Lake) Today at the largest gathering of the hydroelectric industry in the nation – the Power of Water Canada Conference – the Ontario Waterpower Association released its Strategic Plan for 2019-2021, entitled “Reinventing and Reinvesting”.  The Plan outlines the industry’s vision […]

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RENEW – OWA Fall Newsletter

Welcome to RENEW, a quarterly publication of the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA). This issue reviews the current status of the Independent Electricity System Operator’s Market Renewal program and the implications of specific initiatives for the waterpower industry. We look back fifteen (15) years to the report that assessed the recovery of the province’s electricity system […]

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Waterpower Industry Partners with Natural Resources Canada on Furthering Diversity

  OWA Working to Advance the Participation of Women in the Clean Energy Transition (Sept. 5, 2018 – Toronto) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) focused on advancing the participation of women in the industry. The Equal by 30 campaign is a commitment by […]

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