Our History


1985: Regional Power begins business developing and operating hydroelectric power plants.

1986: Regional Power purchases and rehabilitates three (3) power plants located in the vicinity of the Town of Dryden, Ontario.

1992: Wawatay Generating Station  is completed.

1996: Manulife Financial becomes the major shareholder of Regional Power.

1997: Sechelt Creek Generating Station  is completed.

1999: Dease Lake Generating Station is completed.

2001: Regional sells six (6) power plants (3 developed and 3 rehabilitated by Regional) to Clean Power Income Trust (CPI) (now Capstone Infrastructure Corporation). Regional continues to operate these assets for Capstone under a long term contract.

2005: Sechelt project wins the 2005 UNESCO International Hydropower Association (IHA) Blue Planet Prize.

2011: Regional Power completes construction of the Lower Bear Creek project.

2012: Regional Power completes construction of the Upper Bear Creek project.

2013: Sechelt project wins the Clean Energy BC Environmental Stewardship Award

2013: Regional Power completes construction of the Long Lake project.

2016: Regional Power complete construction of the White River project (Lower White River and Upper White River facilities).

Currently Regional Power has two hydroelectric development sites at advanced stages of development.