Quebec to Invest Billions to Boost Hydropower Capacity

Quebec plans to spend an additional C$32 billion by 2035 to expand hydropower capacity and increase sales to the U.S., wire services reported.

Provincially-owned utility Hydro-Quebec has already budgeted C$25 billion to build hydroelectric projects and transmission lines that will help it add 4,500 megawatts of capacity by 2015, wire services reported.

Recently, a pair of Vermont utilities signed a memorandum of understanding with Hydro-Quebec, setting the stage for a new power supply contract for Vermont customers.

The C$32 billion to be spent from 2016 to 2035 would boost Hydro-Quebec’s potential output by 3,500 more megawatts, wire reports indicate.

For more hydropower news and information,visit HydroWorld.com

Previous articleUS DOE offering $170M for solar power improvements
Next articleEU firms combine MES, yield products for PV yield management
Renewable Energy World's content team members help deliver the most comprehensive news coverage of the renewable energy industries. Based in the U.S., the UK, and South Africa, the team is comprised of editors from Clarion Energy's myriad of publications that cover the global energy industry.

No posts to display