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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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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How Hydro Ottawa powers through summer storm season

July 21, 2020

Lights, camera, action!

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The vehicle of the future is electric

July 21, 2020

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are on the rise in Canada, leaving many with questions about the impact EVs will have long-

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Getting off the grid: Tips for camping electricity-free

July 21, 2020

Most of us have spent the last quarter of a year connected to the grid.

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Safety first: Five unconventional electrical hazards and how to avoid them

July 7, 2020

This summer is shaping up to be a little different than the summers we are used to.

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Dancing in the street – Elgin’s electrical transformation

June 16, 2020

It’s not every day that a utility gets the chance to not only upgrade its hydroelectric infrastructure, but also play a part

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