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735-kV Micoua–Saguenay line: a 262-km challenge

Saguenay, December 7, 2023

Press Release

Hydro-Québec is pleased to announce the commissioning of the new 735-kilovolt (kV) Micoua–Saguenay line to ensure the reliability of Québec’s power transmission system.

Undergrounding of power lines serving downtown Gatineau

Gatineau, November 22, 2023

Press Release

To meet the increased demand for electricity in downtown Gatineau, Hydro-Québec will underground four overhead distribution lines between Val-Tétreau substation and Rue Eddy. A new underground concrete duct bank approximately ...

Hydro-Québec earns the IHA Blue Planet Prize

Montréal, November 7, 2023

Press Release

Hydro-Québec’s Eastmain-1 development has earned the International Hydropower Association (IHA) Blue Planet Prize in recognition of the scope of the project’s environmental measures and quality of the dialogue established with ...

The Romaine complex: clean energy for the next century

Havre-Saint-Pierre, October 12, 2023

Press Release

Hydro-Québec inaugurates the Romaine complex, its largest hydroelectric complex since Baie-James. Its four generating stations have now all been commissioned. The complex has an installed capacity of 1,550 MW and ...
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