Who we are

Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) is a private company wholly owned by the City of Ottawa. Our core businesses include electricity distribution, renewable energy generation, energy solutions, telecommunications and utility services.

We are a company with deep roots in the community, established through more than 100 years of providing an essential service to our nation’s capital.

As energy trends and needs evolve, Hydro Ottawa and its subsidiaries – Hydro Ottawa Limited, Portage Power, Envari Energy Solutions, and Hiboo Networks will lead the way in advancing smart city solutions. From energy conservation to energy efficiency, from renewable energy generation to high-speed fibre based networks, our group of companies will deliver next generation connectivity while continuing to innovate and create impactful partnerships.

With a proud history of balancing growth with environmental sustainability and social responsibility, we are leading the way to a smart energy and innovative digital future, and are committed to becoming net zero by 2030.


Leading through innovation

As the energy needs of our customers and community evolve, we remain committed to building a vibrant and sustainable national capital region, supporting greener lifestyles and contributing to the wider transition to a greener economy.

Learn more about the innovative projects we’re investing in on our journey to a smart energy future.

Cambrian Pollinator Meadow: Leveraging multi-purpose corridors to restore the environment

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Zibi Community Utility: Powering the region’s first zero-carbon-emissions community

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LED street light conversion: The future is bright for smart city lights

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