Sir Adam Beck Generating Station 2

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Sir Adam Beck Generating Stations No. 2 (on left) and No. 1 (on right). (Photo courtesy of Ontario Power Generation.)
 


 


 


 



Main administration building for Sir Adam Beck 2 (Ken Ho, Rob Munro)
 


Sign Near Sir Adam Beck 2
 


Overlooking the hydroelectric stations
 


 

General Information

Since 1958, Sir Adam Beck 2 Generating Station has captured that potential energy in one of Ontario's largest hydroelectric facilities. It's a wonderful example of a natural, non-polluting and reliable power source that has worked in harmony with the beauty of Niagara for over five decades.


Directions

The Sir Adam Beck Generating Stations are located along the Niagara Parkway near the Queenston-Lewiston bridge and the Floral Clock.

Historical

One of Ontario's largest hydro-electric generating facilities; opened in 1954, it was the largest hydro-electric plant in the world at the time.

Further Information

Ontario Power Generation: Sir Adam Beck II Generating Station

http://www.opg.com/generating-power/hydro/southwest-ontario/Pages/sir-adam-beck-ii.aspx

Adjacent Attractions

Niagara Parks School of Horticulture and Botanical Gardens and the Butterfly Conservatory are significant features just south of the Generating Station. Niagara Glen Terraces and Trails are also close by.



Free parking is available just south of the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station complex.
 


 


 


 

Recreation

Sightseeing and photography can be enjoyed along the Niagara Parkway Recreational Trail. Free parking is available just south of the generating station.

Contact Information

Ontario Power Generation

905-357-032
www.opg.com

Address

14000 Niagara River Parkway
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Municipality: Queenston

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GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude: 43.1465957273
Longitude: -79.0446498164
UTM easting: 659000
UTM northing: 4778950

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