Kenora Hydro distributes electricity to approximately 6,600 customers in the former City of Kenora. Electricity is transmitted through the Hydro One high voltage network to Kenora Hydro’s substation. Electricity is “stepped down” from 115,000 volts at the substation and distributed over Kenora Hydro lines at 7,200 volts and further stepped down to meet specific customer requirements.
4800 residential customers, average 688 kwhrs per month
820 general service customers
98 km of line
22 MW peak demand
18.5 MW average demand
110,000,000 kwhrs sold annually
Kenora Hydro has 11 employees who are dedicated to the delivery of electricity to it’s customers. Collecting, payroll, and customer service functions are subcontracted to the City of Kenora.