OWA Blog

Member Value: Making Member Connections

By: Janelle Bates, Director, Membership Relations and Events, Ontario Waterpower Association Earlier this year the OWA launched its new member software, the Member Hub. The Hub provides for tremendous marketing and networking opportunities and allows members to...

Sustaining Ontario’s Waterpower Advantage

By: Paul Norris, President, Ontario Waterpower Association Following more than two years of stakeholder engagement, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced on July 16, 2019 its decision of stop further work on the current High Level Design (HLD)...

Power of Water Canada Speaker Profile: Marc Mantha

Canada’s largest hydroelectric event, the 19th annual Power of Water Canada Technical Conference & Trade Show, will take place October 21-23 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. As preparations continue, we’re profiling some of this year’s...

Power of Water Canada Speaker Profile: Joe Moses

Canada’s largest hydroelectric event, the 19th annual Power of Water Canada Technical Conference & Trade Show, will take place October 21-23 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. As preparations continue, we’re profiling some of this year’s...

Heart of Ontario Cottage Country is Home to Waterpower

The Electric History of the City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton The City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton are known to many in the province as Central Ontario’s tourist and cottage destination. This area has abundant forests, lakes and beautiful...

Water Management and Waterpower

Waterpower facilities are distributed across the province and provide many local, regional and provincial benefits. There are 224 operating waterpower facilities in Ontario, with a total installed capacity of approximately 9,000 megawatts (MW). Water levels are...