45,000 L of oil spilled at Churchill Falls hydroelectric station in Labrador
From a transformer on Oct. 29 after a mechanical failure and a fire, cleanup ongoing.
COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor’s Muskrat Falls project
Energy company has to pay roughly $300 million in additional debt-financing costs.
CEAA starts assessments of Innergex’s proposed run of river projects in Alberta
Company proposes two 135-megawatt hydroelectric projects upstream from Fort McMurray, Alta.
Two thirds of electricity in Canada now comes from renewable energy
Hydroelectricity accounts for 60% of all electricity in Canada, wind 4.4%, biomass 1.9% and solar 0.5%.
BC government says Site C hydroelectric project surpasses 2,000 workers
Job numbers reflect increased road construction, prepping for the dam and generating station.
Renewable energy 16.7% of European Union mix in 2015
National Energy Board pegs Canada at 65% of generation.
Quebec, NL: Why peace won’t come quickly between feuding neighbours
Legal action continues over Churchill Falls deal despite overtures from Quebec to bury the hatchet.
Ottawa provides $2.9B loan guarantee support for Muskrat Falls
Will slightly ease power bills that are expected to almost double rate paid last year.
Innergex begins operation of Big Silver Creek hydro plant
It will provide electricity to more than 12,700 BC households annually.
Veresen selling New York State hydroelectric plant for US$61M
Deal expected to close in Q3.
Clark says Canada depending on BC for growth
RBC forecasts the province’s economy to lead growth rate this year at 3.1%.
Concerns about who will build Site C Dam
Former dam workers say $9 billion project should be union built.
TransAlta withdraws Peace River hydro plan
Cites economics as it pulls the application for the 100-megawatt power plant.
Innergex starts operations at 49.9 MW Kwoiek Creek hydro facility
The facility is expected to generate 223,400 MWh annually, enough to power more than 20,000 homes.
Nova Scotia voices opposition over Maritime Link
Emera and Nalco Energy deal put ratepayers at risk: Energy Department
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Climate change is impacting California’s natural resources
Report urges state and local governments to plan ahead for a hotter future.
New Post Creek hydroelectric project will create 100 jobs
Northern Ontario power project in northern Ontario will produce approximately 25 megawatts of hydroelectric power.
Electricity rates up 2.9% on average monthly bill: OEB
Increased costs from renewable, nuclear and hydroelectric sources.
Muskrat Falls is cheapest energy option for Nova Scotia: study
Combining wind power and natural gas deemed the most expensive.
Federal guarantee could lock provinces into Muskrat Falls project
No changes once regulator approves the $7.7 billion project.
Boralex acquires a piece of BC hydro project
$60 million investment for 70 GWh annually.
Quebec and Manitoba to develop green economies
Provinces make the pledge at Rio conference on sustainable development.
Newfoundland pushes hydro projects
Lower Churchill project promises major jobs and energy export opportunities.