Operations

B3yc-p4CcAA5xoHCommitted to operational excellence, Hydro is dedicated to delivering safe, reliable, least-cost power to industrial, utility and over 38,000 direct customers in rural Newfoundland and Labrador.

Our assets include: nine hydroelectric generating stations, one oil-fired plant, four gas turbines, four interconnected diesel generating stations, and 21 isolated diesel generating and distribution systems. Hydro also maintains 54 high-voltage terminal stations, 25 lower-voltage interconnected distribution substations, and thousands of kilometres of transmission and distribution lines.

In 2007, Hydro secured power purchase agreements for 54 MW of wind energy on the island – one 27 MW wind project in St. Lawrence with NeWind Group Inc. and a 27 MW project in Fermeuse with Elemental Energy.

To learn more about how electricity is generated and distributed in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Hydro’s operations, visit PowerYourKnowledge.com.