OTTAWA, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Energy Ottawa, a Hydro Ottawa subsidiary,
is hosting tours of its Chaudière Falls Generating Station No. 2 for
visitors to discover how hydroelectricity was, and still is, produced.
Did you know?
This hydroelectric generating station was built by industrialist E.H. Bronson
in 1891 and is the oldest operating hydroelectric generator in Canada.
It produces enough clean energy to power about 7,500 homes a year.
Hydro Ottawa has historical photographs available to the media.
When: June 7-8, 2014 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily (final tour 3 p.m. on Sunday)
Where: Chaudière Falls Generating Station No. 2
Take Booth Street north, turn right on Middle Street at the NCC Victoria
Pass the Vertical Reality building (located on the left)
Turn right on Mill Street
Free parking available in the NCC parking lots
SOURCE: Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.
For further information:
Supervisor, Media and Public Affairs
Tel: 613-738-5499 ext. 145