Company proposes two 135-megawatt hydroelectric projects upstream from Fort McMurray, Alta.
Hydroelectricity accounts for 60% of all electricity in Canada, wind 4.4%, biomass 1.9% and solar 0.5%.
Job numbers reflect increased road construction, prepping for the dam and generating station.
National Energy Board pegs Canada at 65% of generation.
Legal action continues over Churchill Falls deal despite overtures from Quebec to bury the hatchet.
Will slightly ease power bills that are expected to almost double rate paid last year.
It will provide electricity to more than 12,700 BC households annually.
Deal expected to close in Q3.
RBC forecasts the province’s economy to lead growth rate this year at 3.1%.
Former dam workers say $9 billion project should be union built.
Cites economics as it pulls the application for the 100-megawatt power plant.
The facility is expected to generate 223,400 MWh annually, enough to power more than 20,000 homes.
Emera and Nalco Energy deal put ratepayers at risk: Energy Department
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Report urges state and local governments to plan ahead for a hotter future.
Northern Ontario power project in northern Ontario will produce approximately 25 megawatts of hydroelectric power.