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News Energy General
September 28, 2020  

COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor’s Muskrat Falls project

Energy company has to pay roughly $300 million in additional debt-financing costs.

News General
September 23, 2020  

Muskrat Falls hydroelectric projects links first power unit to Labrador grid

Testing on the first generating unit will continue over the next few weeks.

News Energy Government General
September 3, 2020  

Ontario will waste more clean electricity due to COVID-19: engineers

38.5 TWh of clean electricity wasted over the last six years shows some policy changes are required.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant

Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.

News Energy General Technology
July 23, 2020  

General Fusion adds large global investors for fusion demo plant

The technology generates carbon-free electricity by using heat from nuclear fusion reactions.

News Energy General Sustainability
July 16, 2020  

Innergex acquires six operating wind farms in the US

The $77.3 million deal with Terna Energy involves a total installed capacity of 138 megawatts.

Insight Energy Sustainability
June 9, 2020  

Is the low-carbon future upon us now?

Without major technological breakthroughs, the costs of moving quickly to a far less carbon-intensive economy are painfully high.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 17, 2020  

Mexico cites virus in slapping down renewable energy

Will affect 28 solar and wind projects ready to go online, 16 more under construction and $6.4 billion in investments, much of it from foreign firms.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 15, 2020  

NS can’t order electric utility to lower power rates: minister

Privately owned utility is regulated through the Nova Scotia Utility Review Board.

News Energy General
May 13, 2020  

Electrifying Quebec’s economy will require natural gas: MEI

Research paper contends there’s not enough hydro capacity with power being used for heating.

News Energy General
May 11, 2020  

BC Hydro makes plans as power demand plummets due to pandemic

Demand estimated to be down nearly 10%, more than double the decline following the 2008 recession.

News Energy General
April 30, 2020  

OPG’s Atura Power finalizes purchase of TC Energy natural gas assets

Includes combined cycle power generating plants in Napanee, Halton Hills and Toronto.

News Energy General
April 29, 2020  

Ontario Energy Association calls for end to most hydro subsidies

Paper says most of the nearly $6 billion spent annually to cut electricity costs goes to customers who don’t need help.

News Energy General
April 2, 2020  

Key power system staff may need to stay at work sites: IESO

If necessary, bed, food and other on-site arrangements have been made to allow the operators to stay at their workplaces.

News Energy Manufacturing General
March 24, 2020  

Electricity rates not being cut despite surge in use from shut-ins

Utilities indicate they can’t unilaterally reduce rates set by provincial energy boards.