Manitoba Hydro

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Record #: VMB1537 Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone204-360-3311 Head Office 
204-480-5900 Gas and Electric 
204-480-1212 Call Before You Dig 
Toll Free Phone1-888-MBHYDRO (624-9376) Gas and Electric 
1-888-624-9376 Call Before You Dig
Mailing AddressBox 815 
Station Main 
Winnipeg, MB R3C 2P4
Site Information
LocationDowntown (Winnipeg)
Address360 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0G8
View Google Map
IntersectionPortage Ave and Edmonton St
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Wheelchair Accessible - no details provided
Description and Service Details
DescriptionIs the province's major energy utility. 
Financial Programs
Energy Finance Program(EFP)- offers convenient financing to improve electrical or natural gas service with Manitoba Hydro. 
Power Smart Residential Loan Program offers loans covering the following: adding insulation, installing ventilation, sealing air leaks, replacing windows and doors, lighting, electrical service and wiring, and upgrading the efficiency of existing furnace or water heater. 
Customer Contribution Time Payment Plan offers financing for permanent extensions to existing residential and farm services. Check with your Customer Service Centre to see if your plans qualify.  
Emergency Information
For Electric or natural gas Emergencies Ph: 480-5900 in Winnipeg or 1-888-624-9376 Toll Free outside Winnipeg; 
Emergency Situations and How to Respond through the web site. 
Power Smart: Is Manitoba Hydro's energy conservation strategy designed to assist customers in using energy more efficiently. The objective is to meet energy needs through efficiency improvements rather than through new sources of generation. Ph: 1-888-MB HYDRO (624-9376) Toll Free; Email: 
Programs include: Environmental Partnership Fund; Forest Enhancement Program; Wildlife Monitoring and Protection; Environmental Events. For more information Email: 
Community Programs and Events
Operation Public Alert, or PAL is Hydro's community watch program that helps public and law enforcement authorities prevent and report crime, and send aid to people in distress.  
Is also involved in Community Events, Public Service Energy Messages, Neighbours Helping Neighbours Fund, Power Smart Manitoba Games. Email:
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Areas ServedManitoba
Eligibilityvaries by program; call for details
ApplicationPhone, Email
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesService - For services and Loan terms - amounts vary.
Agency Information
Alternate Name(s)Centra Gas ; MB Hydro
Manitoba SubjectsEducation - Consumer Information ; Electrical Improvements ; Environment - Other ; Farm - Financial Resources ; Financial Resources - Farm ; Financial Resources - Homeowners Grants/Subsidies ; Financial Resources - Utility Bill Assistance ; Housing - Homeowners Grants/Subsidies ; Housing - Utility Bill Assistance ; Safety Programs - Emergency ; Safety Programs - Farm/Rural ; Safety Programs - Workplace/Health