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March 27, 2015 9:50 PM ET

Independent Power and Renewable Electricity Producers

Company Overview of Hydro-Quebec

Company Overview

Hydro-Québec generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to residential, commercial, institutional, industrial, and other customers in Canada. The company operates in four segments: Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Construction. The Generation segment develops and operates generating facilities; and sells electricity on external markets, as well as engages in arbitraging transactions. This segment’s generating fleet comprises 61 hydroelectric and 1 thermal generating station with an installed capacity of 36.5 gigawatts; and 27 reservoirs with a combined storage capacity of 176 terawatthour, as well as 668 dams and 98 control structures. The Transmission segment develops and ...

75, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest

20e étage

Montreal, QC H2Z 1A4

Canada

Phone:

514-289-2211

Key Executives for Hydro-Quebec

Chief Executive Officer, President, Non Independent Director, Member of Executive Committee, Member of Pension Plan Financial Management Committee, Member of Environment & Public Affairs Committee and Member of Finance Committee
Chief Executive Officer of Société D'énergie De La Baie James, President of Société D'énergie De La Baie James and President of Hydro-Québec Équipement Et Services Partatgés
President of Hydroquébec Transénergie
Age: 63
President of Hydro-Québec Production
President of Hydro-Québec Distribution
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hydro-Quebec Key Developments

Hydro-Quebec Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Hydro-Quebec reported earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the period, revenue of CAD 13.64 billion, compared to CAD 12.88 billion for the year ended December 31, 2013. Operating result for the year ended December 31, 2014 was CAD 5.81 billion, compared to CAD 5.37 billion for the year ended December 31, 2013.

IREQ Collaborates with IBN to Synthesize Silicate-Based Nanoboxes

Hydro-Quebec has collaborated with Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology to synthesize silicate-based nanoboxes to double the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries as compared to conventional phosphate-based cathodes. This breakthrough could hold the key to longer-lasting rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and mobile devices. Their high energy density, excellent durability and lightness make them a popular choice for energy storage. Due to a growing demand for long-lasting, rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for various applications, significant efforts have been devoted to improving the capacity of these batteries.

Hydro-Quebec Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year 2014

Hydro-Quebec reported consolidated earnings results for the year 2014. The company posted a net result of $3,380 million for 2014, a $438 million increase over 2013 attributable to the company's strong performance on all its markets, combined with sound management of operating expenses. Overall electricity sales grew 4.55% to $13.1 billion, while exports increased 30% to $814 million. In addition to the impact of colder temperatures and higher exports, the utility's revenues benefited from a rate hike. The company’s spending mainly on development projects decreased $400 million to $3.9 billion last year from $4.3 billion in 2013.

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