Technological innovation plays a key role at Hydro-Québec, benefiting all the company’s activities.
The company relies on research and innovation to improve its performance and prepare tomorrow’s grid. Moreover, Hydro-Québec continues to carry out research on power system reliability and long-term operability, energy efficiency, ground transportation electrification and emerging renewables.
Hydro-Québec is the only electric utility in North America to operate its own major research centre, IREQ.
Thanks to its partnership approach with universities, public research agencies and industrial firms, Hydro-Québec benefits from complementary expertise and the sharing of both resources and risks.
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