4,000 – 5,000 MW of Untapped Waterpower Potential Confirmed February 13, 2023 – Peterborough – Today, the Ministry of Energy released a report prepared by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), with input and advice from the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) and Indigenous communities who are partners in waterpower projects, focused on new waterpower development opportunities […]
Role for Pumped Storage Recognized December 16, 2022 – Peterborough – Yesterday, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) released two (2) reports – the Pathways to Decarbonization (P2D) and the Annual Planning Outlook (APO), both of which emphasize the need to begin to take action now to realize the potential of long-lead time waterpower
The Year in Review is published annually by the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) and features updates from the Association as well as guest articles from OWA member regarding the latest innovations and advancements in the waterpower industry. Click here to read this year’s publication.
Minister Graydon Smith Announces Modernized Tenure for Hydroelectric Facilities on Provincial Crown Land December 2, 2022 – South River, ON – Today, the Honourable Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, joined the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA), officials from the Village of South River and representatives from South River Power Generation Corporation for
November 4, 2022 – Toronto, ON – The Government of Canada has released its Fall Economic Statement and has introduced a refundable tax credit equal to 30% of the capital cost of investments in clean energy technologies, including small hydro, run-of-river, and pumped storage. The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) welcomes this initiative and is encouraged
Minister of Energy requests IESO to develop Small Hydro Program Rules and Contract October 5, 2022 – Peterborough – The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is extremely pleased with the direction provided today by the Honourable Todd Smith, Minister of Energy to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) on the development and implementation of a
For immediate release Gearing up For Growth – Made in Ontario Waterpower Poised to Expand Industry Calls for Hydro Strategy at Power of Water Canada Conference May 12, 2022 – Niagara – The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) today opened its annual conference and tradeshow with a resurgence of interest and excitement in building out
For immediate release Ontarians Overwhelmingly Support Made in Ontario Waterpower New Opinion Polling Released at OWA’s Queen’s Park Day April 12, 2022 – Toronto – Today, the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) released the results of recent public opinion polling, conducted by Innovative Research Group, showing that across the province Ontarians strongly support waterpower.
The Ontario Waterpower Association was pleased to partner with the Hydropower Foundation and Kleinschmidt Associates in 2021 to create a new annual survey of the North American hydroelectric industry- Ear to the River. The survey is intended to help hydro owners understand what other owners are doing and thinking across North America – it
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