The Energy Transition in Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Listening to Îles-de-la-Madeleine residents (In French only)
Hydro‑Québec wishes to confirm that the preferred solution for the energy transition in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine remains connecting the islands by means of subsea cables from Percé. This decision is further to updates made over this past year of the various electricity supply scenarios for the Îles‑de‑la‑Madeleine.Read the Press Release - Connection to the main grid remains the preferred solution for the energy transition in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine – September 7, 2021
Video : Cable connection
Starting in 2027, the islands will be supplied with Hydro-Québec’s clean and renewable energy via underground and subsea cables from Percé substation, located in Val-d’Espoir, Gaspésie.
Working in partnership with the community, Hydro-Québec will set up a microgrid that uses other renewable energy sources, energy storage batteries and various solutions for managing power consumption in buildings.
Thermal power plant
The thermal power plant will be maintained as a backup facility that can be used during maintenance operations or in the event of a power outage.
Total clean energy
Compared with 2017,
Hydro-Québec’s GHG emissions reduced by
A robust, reliable solution for more than