Hydroelectricity – Falling for the power of water
How does water produce electricity and why is it such a great source of power?
In Ontario, we have an abundance of water that we use to create clean, renewable, low-cost power. But how exactly does water turn into electricity?
We break down the basics of hydroelectricity in this video.
Did you know?
25% of Ontario's power
comes from hydro stations
66 hydro stations
are owned and operated by OPG in Ontario
homes powered by Sir Adam Beck II station alone
is how long well-maintained hydro stations can operate safely