By Renewable Energy Focus staff

The extension project, which is expected to be finished in 2013, will increase the flow of water by 500 m3/sec and could increase hydropower output by 1.6 TWh.

“Niagara Falls is not only the Honeymoon Capital of Canada, but a hub for clean energy. This project has attracted CA&1 billion in new investment and created hundreds of new jobs in our community,” says Kim Craitor, MPP Niagara Falls.