The Hydro-Québec Act establishes a framework for the Company's activities and defines its mission and rules of governance.
Under the provisions of the Hydro-Québec Act, the Corporation is mandated to supply power and pursue endeavors in energy-related research and promotion, energy conversion and conservation, and any field connected with or related to power or energy. It is required, in particular, to supply a base volume of up to 165 TWh a year of heritage pool electricity for the Québec market, as set out in the Act respecting the Régie de l'énergie.
For the full text of the Hydro-Québec Act, visit the Publications du Québec Web site.
Effective April 1, 2017
Conditions of Electricity Service
Effective since April 1, 2015
The Conditions of Electricity Service apply to all Hydro-Québec customers. They cover electricity service contracts, billing and payment, supply modes and connection to the system, as well as the rights and obligations of customers and the Distributor.
- Conditions of Electricity Service [PDF]
- Summary of the Conditions of service [PDF]
- Addendum related to conditions of service effective July 25, 2016 [PDF]
(temporarily approved by the Régie de l’énergie)
- Addenda - Calculation of administration charges in case of late payment – effective April 1, 2017 [PDF – 43.8 KB]
- Addenda – Right to opt for a meter without radio-frequency emission [PDF – 58.5 KB]
Corporate governance bylaw
This bylaw deals with the way Hydro-Québec's Board of Directors exercises its power and other administrative measures that apply to the Company.
Bylaw respecting the functions and powers of company officers
This bylaw defines the functions and powers of the Chairman of the Board, the President and Chief Executive Officer and Other Senior Executives of Hydro-Québec.