Concordia receives $8 million from Hydro-Quebec

April 13, 2007

Hydro-Quebec has announced an $8 million donation to Concordia University's Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science.  $4.8 million will be used to create two new research chairs in energy-related fields. $3.2 million will go toward scholarships and fellowships for students.  Hydro-Quebec plans to reduce consumption by 5 billion kWh by 2010, and considers Concordia a partner in its efforts.  Concordia is the only Canadian university that offers an engineering program dedicated to energy-efficient building design and operation.  Concordia News Release