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Invite a guest speaker from Hydro-Québec!

Do you teach at a Québec university? Invite a Hydro-Québec guest speaker to meet your students. Our experts are available to give presentations and answer questions on a whole range of topics about energy, the environment and sustainable development.

These talks are available in person or online for educational institutions in Québec. They are also available online for educational institutions outside Québec.

Topics that can be addressed include:

  • Hydro-Québec and the Environment: Approach, summary of activities, studies and follow-ups
  • Social impact assessments for hydropower projects
  • The Romaine hydroelectric complex and the environment
  • Comparison of different generating options based on life-cycle assessment
  • Electricity in Québec and how it fits into the North American context
  • Reservoirs and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Environmental management at Hydro-Québec (implementation of environmental management systems, environmental performance)
  • Managing sustainable development at Hydro-Québec (internal and external reporting, corporate social responsibility, implementation of a process)
  • Issues related to species at risk or biodiversity
  • Comparative analysis of the life cycles of electric and conventional vehicles
  • Instream flows at Hydro-Québec: Balancing electricity generation, the protection of aquatic environments and use by humans

Each presentation is adapted according to the professor’s needs, students’ level of knowledge and program of study.

Useful information

Target audience

Share our expertise in the environment and sustainable development with the next generation.

Pointing up our hydroelectricity.

Target audience

Young people attending college or university


45-90 minutes

Equipment needed

For in-person presentations, the institution must provide a computer, projector, speakers and a screen for showing a PowerPoint-type presentation and videos.

For online presentations, the technical details will be determined with the expert upon confirmation.