Hydro-Québec Opens Facilities to the Public for Summer of 2017

Hydro-Québec Opens Facilities to the Public for Summer of 2017

 June 9, 2017

This summer, recharge your batteries on free public tours of 14 Hydro-Québec facilities throughout the province. Hydro-Québec is opening its doors all over the province. Each facility, with its unique design and location, makes a special contribution to Québec’s heritage.

Learn more about how the utility generates electricity here and the technical exploits of its engineers. In the process, you’ll be dazzled by some beautiful locations and awestruck by impressive feats of engineering. On the Côte-Nord, you’ll gaze in wonder at the immense Daniel-Johnson dam, whose imposing main arch could hold the Olympic Stadium. Up at Baie-James (James Bay), you’ll be blown away by the giant’s staircase, its every step the size of two football fields.

Hydro-Québec guides are great at explaining scientific concepts clearly and simply to help you understand the basics of power generation. They’ll dispel myths about electricity and show you a generating unit in full operation. Another way to expand your scientific knowledge is by visiting The Électrium, Hydro-Québec’s interpretation centre.

For details of summer programming and hours, go to www.hydroquebec.com/visits(This hyperlink will open a new window) (this link opens a new window) or call our toll-free number, 1-800-365-5229.

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