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 two distribution companies namely Sault Ste. Marie PUC 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

  • Sault Ste. Marie PUC

  • Algoma Power Inc.

Map: East Lake Superior

Current Status 

Regional Planning for the East Lake Superior Region is being led by Hydro One Sault Ste. Marie. Click here for more information about this region.

Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
Needs Assessment Report - East Lake Superior  June 2019
Local Planning (LP)
Name Completion Date
Local Planning Report - Supply Option Analysis for Batchawana and Goulais Bay Area February 2021
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (IRRP)
Name Completion Date
IRRP Report - East Lake Superior AreaIRRP Report Appendices - East Lake Superior Area April 2021
Regional Infrastructure Plan (RIP)
Name Completion Date
RIP Report - East Lake Superior October 2021