Hydro-Québec Production

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Hydro-Québec Production generates power for the Québec market and sells its surpluses on wholesale markets. It is also active in arbitraging and purchase/resale transactions. Find out more

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Generating Facilities (as at December 31, 2012)

Installed capacity 35,829 MW
Hydroelectric generating stations (60) a 35,125
Nuclear generating station (0) b
Thermal generating facilities (26) c 704
  1. 59 operated by Hydro-Québec Production and 1 by Hydro-Québec Distribution.
  2. Gentilly-2 generating station ceased to operate on December 28, 2012.
  3. Including 2 operated by Hydro-Québec Production and 24 by Hydro-Québec Distribution.

Other sources of supply (as at December 31, 2012)

Installed capacity 8,063 MW
Churchill Falls generating station — Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited a 5,428
15 wind farms operated by independent power producers b 1,349
7 biomass cogeneration facilities operated by independent power producers c 114
3 small hydropower plants operated by independent power producers b 23
Agreements with other suppliers d 1,149
  1. Hydro-Québec has access to almost all the output until 2041.
  2. Hydro-Québec purchases all the output.
  3. Hydro-Québec purchases almost all the output.
  4. Hydro-Québec has access to the output of these suppliers.

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