Come and visit Québec’s largest thermal generating station to learn all about how electric power is produced in the Îles de la Madeleine!
Discover how six diesel engines, similar to those found on ships, generate 11,000 kW of electricity each to supply power to nearly 13,000 residents. During the guided tour, learn about the history of electricity on the archipelago, current issues regarding the energy transition and how the thermal generating station produces electricity.
Mid-June to late August
ScheduleTours from Monday to Friday at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
CostFree guided tour lasting 75 minutes
ReservationsReservations required at all times, at least 24 hours in advance
- Free parking
- Guide services
How to get there
The Îles-de-la-Madeleine thermal generating station is located on Chemin de La Vernière (Route 199) in Cap-aux-Meules.
Affiliations and distinctions
- Tourisme Îles de la Madeleine