About CHC

Canadian Hydro Components (CHC) was incorporated in 1987 by Mike Dupuis, a passionate supporter of renewable energy and small hydro for most of his life.   Previously, Mike had been an owner/operator of several hydroelectric plants.  For over 25 years, Mike and a team of highly skilled designers, engineers, programmers and machinists have designed, manufactured and installed hydroelectric equipment for hundreds of projects around the world.
"CHC is committed to providing innovative custom-designed water-to-wire solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer expectations and we feel that our product and service portfolio is second to none."
Mike Dupuis, President


CHC has provided equipment to hundreds of projects worldwide, including Australia, Poland, the Dominican Republic, and just about every state and province across the US and Canada. For most of these projects, CHC has supplied complete water-to-wire packages.

Research & Development

CHC’s hydroelectric turbines have earned a reputation for reliability and performance. CHC has made continual improvements to its turbines and water-to-wire packages for over 25 years across its axial flow, Kaplan and Francis product lines.

CHC has worked hard to ensure that its turbines remain class leaders for performance and reliability. CHC’s best-in-class strategy ensures our customers receive the most advanced and reliable turbine, control, switchgear, protection and generator packages currently available.

CHC has conducted research and development in the following areas:

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