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 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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RENEW – OWA Fall Newsletter

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...

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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...

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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...

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RENEW – OWA Summer Newsletter

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...

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