A collection of resources in, and serving, the Muskoka region. Please check in regularly as this will change as more are added to the list.
Haliburton Solar and Wind Off-grid? GridZero? Not sure? We’ll work with you to create your vision with a custom plan to help you reach energy independence in Ontario.
LAKE OF BAYS RENEWABLE ENERGY CO-OP (LOBREC) is a not-for-profit renewable energy co-operative. Our goal is to bring community owned renewable energy projects to Lake of Bays for the benefit of the community as a whole.
Hydroelectric power generation has occurred on the Muskoka River watershed since the late 1800’s. The watershed originates on the western slopes of Algonquin Provincial Park and extends southwesterly for a distance of some 210 km to Georgian Bay. The watershed encompasses an area of approximately 5100 km². Bracebridge Generation has 4 facilities on the North Branch Muskoka River from High Falls to Bracebridge Falls.
High Falls GS / Wilson’s Falls GS / Bird’s Mill Dam / Bracebridge Falls GS
The Bala Generating Station is a 4.7 MW run of a river water power plant located in Bala, the Township of Muskoka Lakes, Ontario. Every year, we generate enough electricity to power 2000 homes locally. The project has a low environmental footprint and was built at the site of an old power station that existed from 1924-1972.