BRAZEAU HYDRO PUMPED STORAGE

A potential to generate up to 900 MW of renewable energy in Alberta

INNOVATIVE ENERGY GENERATION WORKS LIKE A ‘RECHARGEABLE BATTERY’

One of the first pumped storage facilities in Canada, Brazeau works like a rechargeable battery to pump energy when prices and demand are low, storing it to meet the need when prices and demand are higher. Learn more about pumped storage here.

 

LEADING CANADIAN HYDRO INNOVATION 

  • Creating local jobs and investing more than $1.8 billion dollars in Alberta’s economy – made in Alberta, for Alberta
  • Power to your homes and businesses with renewable generation
  • Supports the power grid when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine – backstopping intermittent renewable sources
  • Investing in the future – long-term renewable generation with a 100+ year life span
  • Ensuring competitive electricity costs to support provincial economic growth

 

A UNIQUE COLLABORATION WITH THE PROVINCE AND COMMUNITIES

Two new agreements allow for new and increased gas and renewable energy development – such as Brazeau – and a policy framework to quickly convert coal to gas. Learn more.

 

“We’re able to use what’s been built in the sixties and what Mother Nature has provided. We’re not adding a lot of infrastructure to be able to make this happen. This project is going to provide Albertans with lower power prices and a stable grid in a place where power is needed.

– Keith Yasinski, Project Manager, Brazeau Hydro Expansion

 

 

TALK TO US

Do you have a favorite camping or fishing spot, or a treasured birdwatching place? We want to hear how you are using the Brazeau area for recreation.

Fill out our survey to let us know!

 

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