Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.

 About Hydro Ottawa

Hydro Ottawa delivers electricity to more than 328,000 homes and businesses in Ottawa and Casselman. For 100 years, Hydro Ottawa has reliably supplied its customers with power, building and investing in the local electric grid. Proudly municipally owned, Hydro Ottawa contributes to the well-being of the community we serve. Its innovative services help customers manage their account and energy use.

About Energy Ottawa

Energy Ottawa is a diversified and innovative energy company. It is the largest municipally owned producer of green power in Ontario, with hydroelectric, solar, and landfill gas-to-energy generating facilities. Its energy services group offers a wide range of energy management services for commercial customers. Its infrastructure management services include cable testing, power quality monitoring and engineering solutions. Energy Ottawa Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. 

Locations:
Ottawa, Ontario | www.hydroottawa.com
Industries:
Utilities|Financial Services|Oil and Gas|Environmental Products & Services
Headcount:
650
Contact Information:
Rebecca Hickey
Supervisor, Media & Public Affairs
[email protected]
Tel: 613-738-5499 ext. 2345
Twitter: @hydroottawa / @energyottawa

Latest

Apr 28, 2020, 16:11 ET Hydro Ottawa warns of scams and fake telephone numbers

OTTAWA, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Phone scams continue to plague residents and businesses in the nation's capital as Hydro Ottawa customers report that they are receiving calls threatening disconnection ...


Apr 20, 2020, 13:10 ET Hydro Ottawa CEO warns customers about increase in suspicious calls

OTTAWA, April 20, 2020 /CNW/ - In light of continued reports of phone scams in the Ottawa area over the weekend and today, Hydro Ottawa reminds customers to protect themselves from callers posing as...


Mar 24, 2020, 14:26 ET Hydro Ottawa supports provincial decision to revise electricity rates during COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA, March 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the provincial government announced its decision to suspend winter time-of-use pricing and periods. Effective immediately and for a period of 45 days, Ontario...


Mar 17, 2020, 16:11 ET Phone scams target Hydro Ottawa customers amid COVID-19 outbreak

OTTAWA, March 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Hydro Ottawa received an increase in reports about suspicious callers posing to be utility representatives threatening to disconnect power as residents deal with ...


Mar 13, 2020, 19:16 ET Hydro Ottawa offers assistance and protections to customers affected by COVID-19

OTTAWA, March 13, 2020 /CNW/ - As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, and in recognition of the critical and essential services that Hydro Ottawa provides to the Nation's Capital, we are...


Mar 07, 2020, 19:17 ET Update: Outages continue for customers after damage to Lincoln Heights substation

OTTAWA, March 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Due to a fire that caused significant damage to Hydro Ottawa's Lincoln Heights substation early this morning, we are expecting delays in restoring all of its affected...


Mar 07, 2020, 09:43 ET Lincoln Heights substation equipment failure

OTTAWA, March 7, 2020 /CNW/ - At 2:30 a.m., March 7, 2020, approximately 12,000 customers lost power due to a pole fire that caused equipment failure at the Lincoln Heights substation. The fire was...


Feb 20, 2020, 10:20 ET Hydro Ottawa warns of phone scams threatening disconnection

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa has received an increase in reports about suspicious callers posing to be utility representatives threatening to disconnect power. Ottawa Police Services is ...


Feb 03, 2020, 13:00 ET Hydro Ottawa customers are Paperless Heroes for CHEO

OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Hydro Ottawa presented CHEO with the funds from the 2019 Be a Paperless Hero, Go Paperless Campaign. From October 3 to December 31, 2019, more than 14,000 Hydro...


Jan 30, 2020, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Hydro Ottawa and CHEO to announce total from the Be a Paperless Hero, Go Paperless Campaign

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - On Monday, Hydro Ottawa and CHEO will announce the grand total of the funds raised during the 2019 Be a Paperless Hero, Go Paperless Campaign. From October 3 to December ...


Jan 30, 2020, 09:00 ET Hydro Ottawa's focus on employees earns Top Employer award

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - For the twelfth consecutive year, Hydro Ottawa has been named one of the National Capital Region's top employers. By ensuring employees have a voice, Hydro Ottawa is...


Jan 17, 2020, 09:00 ET Award Showcases Why Young People Choose Hydro Ottawa

OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - When Cameron Bishop joined Hydro Ottawa as a summer student, it didn't take him long to come to a conclusion about the organization: "I knew after two days that I wanted ...


Dec 12, 2019, 11:01 ET Ontario's four largest utilities unite to warn of scams this holiday season

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The busy holiday season is primetime for scammers looking to take advantage of unsuspecting victims – especially leading into weekends. In response to increased...


Oct 17, 2019, 17:22 ET Hydro Ottawa crew headed to Maine to help restore power after severe storm damage

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - A crew of 26 Hydro Ottawa employees are en route to Augusta, Maine, to address the damage incurred after a powerful storm ripped through the state on Thursday morning...


Oct 01, 2019, 12:00 ET Hydro Ottawa teams up with CHEO to help you be a 'paperless' hero

OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Spiderman, your grandma, your dad – we all have someone who was our hero growing up. Someone who we looked up to and inspired us to be the best version of ourselves....


Aug 21, 2019, 16:52 ET Hydro Ottawa warns of scam targeting customers

OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa received multiple reports today of suspicious callers posing to be utility representatives. These calls are not from Hydro Ottawa, and are fraudulent....


Aug 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Hydro Ottawa powers accessible fun at the Capital Fair for nineteenth year

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Hydro Ottawa hosts its 19th Special Needs Day at the Capital Fair. Approximately 1,400 children and adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities and...


Aug 14, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Hydro Ottawa invites you to celebrate nineteen years of accessible fun with Special Needs Day at the Capital Fair

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - This Thursday, August 15, 1,400 children and adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities and their caregivers will share precious memories at a private day at ...


Jul 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Hydro Ottawa to participate in IESO province-wide voltage reduction test

OTTAWA, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa, along with other local distribution companies throughout Ontario, is participating in a province-wide exercise on July 18 to ensure emergency preparedness...


Jun 26, 2019, 10:00 ET Hydro Ottawa releases 2018 Annual Report

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. today released its 2018 Annual Report, showcasing the company's strong performance in a year with three major weather events that impacted its...


Jun 06, 2019, 09:30 ET Introducing Portage Power: Growing renewable generation for the city of Ottawa

OTTAWA, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. is pleased to announce that its renewable generation business will now operate as Portage Power. Since its creation in 2000, Energy Ottawa Inc....


May 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Shaping the future of the electricity grid through micro-generation

OTTAWA, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Electricity Association recognized Hydro Ottawa Ltd.'s MiGen Transactive Grid at its Centre of Excellence on The Hill conference. Originally launched...


Apr 23, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Hydro Ottawa and CHEO to announce total from the Go Paperless Campaign

OTTAWA, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Tomorrow, Hydro Ottawa and CHEO will announce the grand total of the funds raised during the 2018 Save Paper for What Matters, Go Paperless Campaign. From July 3 to...


Apr 16, 2019, 13:28 ET Hydro Ottawa's emphasis on sustainable best practices has earned it a spot on Canada's Greenest Employers List

OTTAWA, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Thanks to its focus on sustainability, Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. has once again been selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers. Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. owns and...


Mar 11, 2019, 11:29 ET Hydro Ottawa warns of text scam targeting customers

OTTAWA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa has received numerous reports over the last week from customers receiving suspicious text messages claiming to be the utility. These texts are not from...