Blogs & Articles

Stories and features on what’s happening at Hydro Ottawa, in our industry and in our community. Visit often to get the latest.
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Electricity: The choice is yours

September 15, 2020

On June 1, 2020, the Ontario government announced that it intends to introduce a new customer choice rate optionality plan f

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Why we’re falling ‘in like’ with e-bikes

September 15, 2020

“Velocipede”, “hobby-horse”, “draisine”, “boneshaker”, “penny farthing” and “running machine” – believe it or not, these wer

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The people behind electricity – Part 3

September 15, 2020

It’s hard to believe, but we’ve reached the six-month mark since COVID-19 arrived in our city.

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How Hydro Ottawa powers our growing communities and city

August 18, 2020

According to Statistics Canad

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Sustainable systems: A look at district energy

August 18, 2020

In case you’re looking for validation that we’ve been having an unusually hot summer, the data doesn’t lie.

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Hydro Poles: Where do they come from?

August 18, 2020

You’ve heard of Christmas tree farms, but is there such a thing as a hydro pole tree farm?

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