Understanding electricity

What is electricity? How is it generated, transmitted and brought into your home?

What is electricity?

What is electricity? How is it generated, transmitted and brought into your home? Learn all about Québec’s power system.

History of electricity in Québec

The history of electricity in Québec is revealed in buildings, objects, records and know-how—all assets that the Patrimoine d’Hydro-Québec team strives to preserve for the future. Follow the timeline of events to learn about these treasures and the important figures who marked our history.

Ressources pour les professeurs

Games, tools and materials for teaching students at every level: safety, sustainable development and other aspects of electricity.