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News Energy General
November 13, 2020  

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.

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 Energy Manufacturing General
January 10, 2018  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
May 3, 2017  

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%.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
March 21, 2017  

BC government says Site C hydroelectric project surpasses 2,000 workers

Job numbers reflect increased road construction, prepping for the dam and generating station.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 14, 2017  

Renewable energy 16.7% of European Union mix in 2015

National Energy Board pegs Canada at 65% of generation.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 4, 2016  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
August 25, 2016  

Innergex begins operation of Big Silver Creek hydro plant

It will provide electricity to more than 12,700 BC households annually.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
May 24, 2016  

Veresen selling New York State hydroelectric plant for US$61M

Deal expected to close in Q3.

News Economy General
February 9, 2016  

Clark says Canada depending on BC for growth

RBC forecasts the province’s economy to lead growth rate this year at 3.1%.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 17, 2015  

Concerns about who will build Site C Dam

Former dam workers say $9 billion project should be union built.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 21, 2015  

TransAlta withdraws Peace River hydro plan

Cites economics as it pulls the application for the 100-megawatt power plant.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
February 19, 2014  

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.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
November 19, 2013  

Nova Scotia voices opposition over Maritime Link

Emera and Nalco Energy deal put ratepayers at risk: Energy Department

THE CANADIAN PRESS

News Sustainability
August 8, 2013  

Climate change is impacting California’s natural resources

Report urges state and local governments to plan ahead for a hotter future.

News Production
August 7, 2013  

New Post Creek hydroelectric project will create 100 jobs

Northern Ontario power project in northern Ontario will produce approximately 25 megawatts of hydroelectric power.

News Operations Sustainability
May 1, 2013  

Electricity rates up 2.9% on average monthly bill: OEB

Increased costs from renewable, nuclear and hydroelectric sources.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
January 17, 2013  

Muskrat Falls is cheapest energy option for Nova Scotia: study

Combining wind power and natural gas deemed the most expensive.

News General
December 5, 2012  

Federal guarantee could lock provinces into Muskrat Falls project

No changes once regulator approves the $7.7 billion project.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
July 25, 2012  

Boralex acquires a piece of BC hydro project

$60 million investment for 70 GWh annually.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 20, 2012  

Quebec and Manitoba to develop green economies

Provinces make the pledge at Rio conference on sustainable development.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
April 30, 2012  

Newfoundland pushes hydro projects

Lower Churchill project promises major jobs and energy export opportunities.