The Energy Transition in Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Listening to Îles-de-la-Madeleine residents (In French only)
Consultation on electricity supply options for the Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Thank you for taking part in our consultation from October 22 to November 20, 2020! We are currently compiling and analyzing all of the comments we received and will communicate the results to you soon.
We are pleased that so many of you participated by commenting on the options, asking our team questions and providing us with your opinions. As part of the consultation, we also conducted a telephone survey and met with organizations in the community.
Video : Cable connection
Starting in 2025, 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