Region Overview

Since the recent acquisition of Great Lakes Power (now Hydro One Sault Ste. Marie), this region is now solely supplied by Hydro One. The region supplies four distribution companies namely Chapleau PUC, Hydro One Networks Inc, PUC Distribution and Algoma Power Inc. The regional transmission system connects with provincial grid at Wawa TS and Mississagi TS, north of Thessalon.

Region's Local Distribution Companies
  • Algoma Power Inc.
  • Chapleau PUC
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • PUC Distribution

Map: East Lake Superior

Current Status

The second Regional Planning cycle for this region was completed with publishing of the RIP report in October 2021. It is expected that the Third Regional Planning cycle will be initiated in 2024 or earlier with the completion of the Needs Assessment report. Regional Planning for the East Lake Superior Region is being led by Hydro One Inc. Click here for more information about this region.

Accomplishment (Most Recent Shown First) Status Completion Date
Regional Infrastructure Planning (2nd Cycle)
Completed October 2021
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (2nd Cycle)
Completed April 2021
Local Planning (Batchawana and Goulais Bay Area) Completed February 2021
Scoping Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed October 2019
Needs Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed June 2019

*The completed reports are available below.

Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Plan (RIP)
Name Completion Date
East Lake Superior RIP - Report (2nd Cycle) October 2021


Integrated Regional Resource Planning (IRRP)
Name Completion Date
East Lake Superior IRRP – Report (2nd Cycle) April 2021
East Lake Superior IRRP – Appendices (2nd Cycle) April 2021


Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
East Lake Superior SA – Report (2nd Cycle) October 2019
East Lake Superior NA - Report (2nd Cycle) June 2019


Local Planning (LP)
Name Completion Date
Local Planning Report - Supply Option Analysis for Batchawana and Goulais Bay Area February 2021