Business

Hydro-Québec and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have signed an agreement by which they commit to provide mutual assistance to guarantee continuous power supply in both the Canadian province of Québec and New York State in the U.S. Hydro-Québec and NYPA are acutely aware of the critical role this supply plays and the importance...
Jobs and People

The government of Québec has appointed Sophie Brochu as president and chief executive officer of Hydro-Québec, as recommended by the company’s board of directors. Brochu takes office on April 6 and also will sit on Hydro-Québec’s board. Brochu replaces Eric Martel, who announced in mid-March that he was leaving Hydro-Québec to become president and CEO...
Jobs and People

After five years as president and chief executive officer, Éric Martel announced that he is leaving Hydro-Québec to become president and CEO of plane and train manufacturer Bombardier, starting April 6. “I would like to offer my sincere thanks to Éric Martel. Under his leadership, customer satisfaction improved significantly and the company adopted an approach...
New Development

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. and Hydro-Québec today announced the creation of a strategic alliance that “will allow both corporations to accelerate their respective growth strategies and mutually benefit from their complementary skills and knowledge.” This alliance between Innergex and Hydro-Québec will target specific strategic investments, including wind and solar projects with battery storage or transmission,...
Dam Safety

Éric Martel, chief executive officer of Hydro-Quebec, and Gaëtan Thomas, CEO of NB Power, have signed three agreements related to electricity supply, technical collaboration on refurbishment of the 660-MW Mactaquac hydroelectric generating station, and the construction of additional interconnections between the two provinces. The agreements were signed at the Mactaquac station, near Fredericton in New...