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. We hope you find it fascinating!

Our heritage

How Hydro-Québec preserves its heritage, and a few exhibits from our historical collection.


Key milestones in the history of electricity in Québec, as told by historian André Bolduc.

Important figures from history

A timeline of important figures who marked Hydro-Québec history

Important figures from history

Virtual exhibition

Virtual collection of thematic exhibitions on some of the iconic structures and great periods in the history of Hydro-Québec