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 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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Waterpower Industry Responds to Termination of Energy Contracts

(July 16 – Toronto, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) has expressed its disappointment in the Ontario government’s broad brush decision to terminate energy contracts, as announced by the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines. “While I understand and appreciate the government’s concerns about electricity costs, the affected waterpower projects are scheduled to […]

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Government Announces Leaner Structure

For immediate release Waterpower Industry Congratulates Ministers and Parliamentary Assistants   (July 3, 2018 – Peterborough) As announced by Premier Doug Ford on Friday, the government has introduced a new, leaner structure to government, as represented by a reduction from twenty eight (28) Cabinet posts to twenty one (21). Of particular relevance to the waterpower […]

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RENEW – OWA Summer Newsletter

Welcome to RENEW, a quarterly publication of the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA). This issue highlights the multiple member and public engagement tours held over the past couple of months. It discusses new diversity industry objectives through a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OWA and Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC). It also includes the results […]

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Waterpower Project Expansion Completed in Elora

                    OWA celebrates official Grand Opening of the Elora Generating Station (June 22nd – Elora, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) congratulates Shaman Power Corporation on the completion of the Elora Generation Station. OWA, community supporters and industry partners joined in on the celebration of the […]

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R.H. Saunders Generating Station Celebrates 60 Years

          Pre-Registered Tours June 23 Cornwall – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is celebrating 60 years of generating clean, renewable hydro-electricity along the St. Lawrence River at the R.H. Saunders Generating Station (GS). “We’re proud to be stewards of a number of water powered stations with rich and long histories, like the […]

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OWA congratulates new Ontario Progressive Conservative government

Made in Ontario waterpower is the backbone of a reliable, affordable electricity system (June 8th – Peterborough, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) congratulates Premier designate Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario (PCs) in their electoral success in the formation of a majority government. The industry looks forward to contributing to the […]

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Waterpower Project Expansion Completed in Parry Sound

  OWA celebrates official Grand Opening of the Cascade Falls Generating Station (May 11th – Parry Sound, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) congratulates Bracebridge Generation Ltd. on the completion of the Cascade Falls Generation Station. OWA, government, Wasauksing First Nation, community supporters and industry partners joined in on the celebration of the grand opening […]

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