All sources of energy

List of links for the energy generation, supply and distribution sector.

Hydroelectricity This hyperlink will open in a new window.

Ninety-four percent of Québec’s electricity generation comes from hydroelectric resources. Québec’s electricity rates are among the lowest in North America.

Hydro-Québec  This hyperlink will open in a new window.

As a world leader in hydroelectricity and large electricity grids, this government corporation generates, transports and distributes electricity. It plays a central role in building a low-carbon economy and exports clean, renewable energy.

Wind farms This hyperlink will open in a new window.

A power of nearly 4,000 MW of electricity per year; significant economic benefits for regions and communities.

Green hydrogen

Produced either from biomass or by water electrolysis using renewable electricity, green hydrogen has a promising future in Québec and elsewhere in the world.

Bioenergies

Biomethanization of organic waste, biofuel production, distribution of residual forest biomass, etc. Québec aims to increase its bioenergy production by 50% by 2030.

Renewable natural gas

By 2030, the natural gas system should include 10% renewable natural gas. Eligible projects may receive government financial assistance.

This hyperlink will open in a new window.Map of inactive wells

A map to locate known inactive oil and gas wells and consult inspection sheets and work in progress.

This hyperlink will open in a new window.Régie de l’énergie

An independent economic regulator that balances the public interest, consumer protection and fair treatment of the electricity carrier and distributors.

Last update: May 20, 2022

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