Goods and services we buy

Want to sell goods and services to Hydro-Québec? We buy it all, from paper clips to turbines.

See below for a list of our main procurement categories.

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From strategic equipment to common items for everyday use, every purchase we make is important for ensuring that our operations run smoothly.

Mechanical equipment for power systems (main)

  • Line accessories
  • Specialized cables and accessories
  • Generators
  • Overhead and gantry cranes
  • Poles, towers and insulators
  • Turbines and generators
  • Valves and gates
  • Other mechanical power system equipment

Electrical equipment for power systems (major)

  • Switchgear
  • Special protection systems
  • Transformers

Cross-functional materials, goods and equipment

  • Office equipment and supplies
  • Laboratory equipment and supplies
  • Equipment – Maintenance and repairs (operations)
    • Industrial supplies and tools
    • Plumbing, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning
    • Lifting equipment and accessories
    • Uniforms and personal protective equipment
  • Vehicle fleet management (transportation equipment)
    • Transportation equipment
    • Rentals
  • Inspection and measuring instruments
  • Building materials
    • Raw and transformed metals
    • Construction material and hardware
  • Electric and electronic equipment
    • Minor electrical equipment
    • Electronic components
    • Cable supports (crossarms)
    • Cable fasteners
    • Fiberglass conduits and accessories
    • Electrical boxes, junction boxes and related products
  • Petroleum products
  • Auxiliary systems

Information technology

  • Smart meters
  • Software and related services
  • Telecommunications hardware and related services
  • IT hardware and related services
  • Telecommunications services
  • Marketing plan for IREQ


Whether related to construction, operations, professional services or any of the other areas covered by our activities, the services we buy help us achieve our company mission.

Operations services

  • Line maintenance
  • Building operations and maintenance
  • Vegetation control
  • Printing
  • Signage

Construction work and services

  • Building construction
  • Road construction
  • Power generation infrastructure
  • Power transmission infrastructure


  • Air services
  • Transportation and logistic services

Professional services – Engineering and technical services

  • Architecture
  • Geomatics and surveys
  • Environmental services
  • Engineering services
  • Supervision of work

Professional services – Cross-functional support services

  • Communication and marketing services
  • Corporate services
  • Professional ICT services

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