Greater Ottawa

Regional electricity planning in the Greater Ottawa region is divided into two sub-regions – Ottawa and Outer Ottawa.

Regional planning activities in Greater Ottawa

Greater Ottawa Region

The regional planning cycle is underway for the Greater Ottawa Region, with an Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP)  anticipated to be posted in Q2 2019 for the Ottawa Area sub-region.

A Scoping Assessment Outcome Report for the Greater Ottawa Region and Terms of Reference for the Ottawa Area sub-region Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP) was finalized and posted in September 2018, following a two-week comment period. 


Ottawa Area sub-region

The regional planning cycle is underway for the Ottawa Area sub-region, with an Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP) anticipated to be posted in Q2 2019.

Region overview

The Greater Ottawa Region covers the municipalities bordering the Ottawa River from Stewartville in the west to Hawkesbury in the east and north of Highway 43. At the centre of this region is the Ottawa Area, comprising the City of Ottawa, including Kanata, Nepean and Orleans.

The local distribution companies providing service to customers in the area include:

Hydro 2000 Inc.

Hydro Hawkesbury Inc.

Hydro One Networks Inc.
Hydro Ottawa Limited

Ottawa River Power Corporation

Renfrew Hydro Inc.