Utilities indicate they can’t unilaterally reduce rates set by provincial energy boards.
Plant is contracted under a long-term power purchase and steam sale agreements for six years.
The two governments will also work towards electrifying federal buildings to reduce an anticipated power surplus in the province
The provincial government said last March it would continue to subsidize hydro rates and hold any increases to the rate of inflation
Reviews will be carried out in 2026 and 2029 to determine whether an exit can happen three years before the final deadline.
Initial observations suggest human error was responsible for the alert.
Investigation will examine the sequence of events that led to the alert being sent out and contingency measures that should be in place.
As wind and solar energy become cheaper, they’ll become a more important way to generate clean electricity.
Former Quebec premier was responsible for a model economic development agreement with Indigenous people.
Repair work was proving complicated in more remote areas not accessible by traditional equipment.
Woman alleged work on several wind projects that began in 2017 contaminated her home’s well water.
EY report says rapid adoption could also cause an 11% spike in Canadian electricity demand.
Growing electricity’s contribution to Canada’s energy mix from its current 19% to about 60% will require an expansion from 141 gigawatts today to between 278 and 422 GW of renewable wind, solar and storage capacity by 2050.
Utility is already sourcing transmission towers from its suppliers in Ontario.
Delivery will begin with commercial operation, which is targeted for the end of September in 2020.