Renewable Energy in Muskoka

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.

North Branch Muskoka River

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

Bala Generating Station – POWERING MUSKOKA

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.