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Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro

Who We Are

Hydro is the main energy provider for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador. We power our families, friends, and neighbours in 200+ communities around the province.

Every year, we generate more than 80% of the electrical energy consumed by Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. And we take pride in knowing that 80% of the total energy generated for our industrial, utility, and 38,000+ residential and commercial customers across the province, is clean hydroelectric generation.

Our System
We operate nine hydroelectric generating stations (956 MW), one oil-fired plant (490 MW), four gas turbines (250.5 MW), and 25 diesel plants (66 MW). We also maintain 54 high-voltage terminal stations, 25 lower-voltage interconnected distribution stations, and thousands of kilometres of transmission and distribution lines.

We also use clean, renewable wind energy from two wind farms on the island: 27 MW from the wind project in St. Lawrence with NeWind Group Inc. and 27 MW from the project in Fermeuse with Elemental Energy.

We understand that a dependable source of electricity is essential to everyday life, from turning on the lights to boiling the kettle for a cup of tea. For more than 50 years, we’ve been there for our families, friends, and neighbours across the province. And we’ll continue to ensure that our customers can count on us to provide the reliable energy they deserve.

Ever wondered how electricity gets from the power plant to your home or business? It’s actually a lot more complex than the flick of a switch:

Vision & Values

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro)powers the people of Newfoundland and Labrador. People who deserve the safest, most reliable, least-cost electricity.

Unified by our core values, we are a proud, diverse energy company whose people are committed to building a bright future for Newfoundland and Labrador.

Open Communication
Fostering an environment where information moves freely in a timely manner.

Holding ourselves responsible for our actions and performance.

Upholding our relentless commitment to protecting ourselves, our colleagues, and our community.

Honesty and Trust
Being sincere in everything we say and do.

Sharing our ideas in an open and supportive way as we work towards excellence.

Respect and Dignity
Appreciating the individuality of others in our words and actions.

Empowering ourselves and our colleagues to help guide and inspire others.


At Hydro, we are focused on delivering safe, reliable service our customers. Our people work hard behind the scenes for our customers, the people and businesses of this province. We pride ourselves on being strong and steady, tried and true; while innovating in our approach to our business. We value our employees, we take care of each other, we recognize excellence, we respect individuality, and we work hard to create an inclusive and welcoming workplace. People who work at Hydro feel like they’re part of a community and we give back to the communities where we live and work to make them stronger.

Curious about what it takes to manage the province’s electricity system? Learn more about the people who work at Hydro and the many exciting careers we offer.


Hydro Place, 500 Columbus Drive P.O. Box 12400 St. John’s, NL A1B 4K7

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