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  • Hydro is a subsidiary of Nalcor Energy. In 2007, guided by a long-term Energy Plan to manage the province’s energy resources, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador created a new provincial energy corporation, Nalcor Energy.
  • Hydro generates, transmits and delivers safe, reliable, least-cost power to industrial, utility and over 38,000 direct customers in rural Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Hydro has over 800 employees working throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Hydro’s generating assets, with a total capacity of 1,792 MW, consist of nine hydroelectric plants, one oil-fired plant, five gas turbines and 25 diesel plants.
  • Hydro has entered into a number of power purchase agreements with non-utility generators to supplement its own generation capacity.
  • Hydro actively supports organizations in the communities where Hydro operates and where our employees live through its Community Investment Program.
  • At Hydro, safety is our number one priority and we are committed to keeping our employees and the public safe. Hydro is committed to continuous improvement in safety performance and is always striving for zero workplace injuries.
  • Hydro has chosen the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard, developed by the International Organization for Standardization, to drive the continual improvement of the company’s environmental performance.