Our History

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 completes construction of the White River project (Lower White River and Upper White River facilities).

Currently Regional Power has two hydroelectric and one wind power development sites at advanced stages of development.