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Hydro-Québec invites you to come explore the captivating world of electricity and marvel at the sheer size of its hydroelectric facilities throughout the province. From Montérégie to James Bay, Outaouais, the Madeleine Islands, Maurice and Côte-Nord, ...
 
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Let yourself be mesmerized by Daniel-Johnson dam (Manic-5), the largest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam in the world. Bridging the magnificent Manicouagan valley, its unique design is a true monument to Quebec engineering. Whether you're standing at the ...
 
Calling everyone who loves nature: See where almost half the energy comes from: the Robert-Bourassa generating facility. Climb aboard a bus to discover the sheer immensity of Hydro-Québec’s structures, look up at a dam as tall as a 53-storey building ...
 
Come visit Beauharnois generating station, one of the world’s largest hydropower facilities, located about 40 kilometres from Montréal. You’re sure to be impressed by its 36 generating units: stretched out over nearly a kilometre, they make this station ...
 
What are the main parts of a hydropower facility? How does it work? You’ll find out when you visit Jean-Lesage generating station and one of the world’s largest hollow-joint gravity dams! You’ll see a 400-tonne rotor spinning over your head and feel the ...
 
Rivière-des-Prairies generating station has stood proudly between the Montréal and Laval shores since the 1930s. Come learn about this run-of-river facility and the introduction of electricity in the Montréal region. Then, follow your guide to the turbine ...
 
After your visit to the Robert-Bourassa generating facility, get back on the road and see the look outs of the last generating station on the Grande Rivière: La Grande-1. This run-of-river generating station is also home to impressive plant and wildlife ...
 
Visit Romaine-1 generating station for a one-of-a-kind experience. In Havre-Saint-Pierre, visit all three levels of Romaine-1 generating station. Go under a penstock and feel the power of water used to generate electricity. View unique images of a 400 ...
 
Visit Îles-de-la-Madeleine generating station, the largest diesel-powered thermal generating station in Québec. The Îles-de-la-Madeleine have always relied on fuel oil to meet their energy needs, and this power plant supplies electricity to a population ...
 
Visiting the Première-Chute generating station is discovering Québec's genius and know-how in construction. It's also having a great family activity by the Outaouais river, free and informative. You will see the powerplant, the spillway and the log chute ...
 
Located on the border of Québec and Ontario, Carillon is the most powerful generating station on the Rivière des Outaouais (Ottawa River). It was also the first generating station built by French-speaking engineers, back in the 1960s. Erected near the ...