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A blue visual effect highlights the Ring Dam at Chaudière Falls on the Ottawa River

Waterpower is Ottawa's blue battery

May 17, 2022

Canada’s oldest hydroelectric generating station that’s still in operation today was commissioned right here in the nation’s

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workers in crisis

How utilities prepare for emergencies

May 13, 2022

When powering more than 353,000 homes and businesses for the capital city of a G7 country, the pressure is always on for us

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Zibi and Chaudiere Falls

Ottawa’s first carbon neutral community is here

May 13, 2022

What happens when you use a network of hot and cold water pipes, bury them underground, and then use them to efficiently hea

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Shining a light on Christie Lake Kids

April 20, 2022

“In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson, 19th centu

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Earth Day: A local call to reduce our impact

April 20, 2022

No matter how big or small, we all can make an impact this Earth Day.

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A woman works at her laptop while her daughter hugs her

Remote-work home energy savings

April 20, 2022

One of the most talked about occupational trends since the global pandemic began has been the rise in remote work.

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