Supply and Demand

Hydro is the province’s primary supplier of electricity, our generation assets on the island include six hydroelectric plants (Bay d’Espoir, Cat Arm, Granite Canal, Hinds Lake, Paradise River, and Upper Salmon), the Holyrood Thermal Generating Station, combustion turbines (St. John’s and Stephenville), and two diesel plants (Hawke’s Bay and St. Anthony). We also purchase power from some non-utility generators.

Current Island System Generation

1239 MW

AS OF 12/7/2023 1:40 PM

Current system generation = current demand on the system

Any generation from non-utility generators, including Star Lake, Rattle Brook, Corner Brook Pulp and Paper, and wind generation from the St. Lawrence and Fermeuse wind farms, is included in our Hydro System Generation.

System status reports

We file system supply and demand status reports to the Public Utilities Board on a daily basis. Click here to review these reports.