Canadian Niagara Powerhouse
April 12, 2019
Canadian Niagara Powerhouse

Built in the early 1900s, the Canadian Niagara Powerhouse was the first station to produce hydroelectric power for transmission and sale outside of Niagara Falls, Canada. When the Powerhouse began operations in 1905, it’s eleven, 10,000 Horsepower generating units were the largest in-use.In 1905, the Powerhouse was originally part of the American owned, Niagara Mohawk Power System. After producing electricity for over 100 years, the Powerhouse closed it’s doors in 2009 and ownership reverted to the Niagara Parks Commission.You can see the Powerhouse on the Canadian side of the River, just South of Niagara Falls.

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