COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor’s Muskrat Falls project
Energy company has to pay roughly $300 million in additional debt-financing costs.
Muskrat Falls hydroelectric projects links first power unit to Labrador grid
Testing on the first generating unit will continue over the next few weeks.
Halt Muskrat Falls flooding, address methylmercury issue: Inuit leader
The toxicant formed as vegetation rots under water turns up in wild food sources used by local Indigenous communities.
Muskrat Falls cost overruns obvious soon after start: audit
Cost has essentially doubled to more than $12.7 billion since it was sanctioned in 2012; first power expected later this year.
I didn’t question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry
Kathy Dunderdale asserted “risk mitigation was a theme that moved through the whole discussion of the development of Muskrat Falls.”
Former CEO defends ‘good governance’ at Muskrat Falls overrun inquiry
Witnesses, commissioners describe lack of documents showing thorough review of cost estimates and project risks.
Inquiry hears of Quebec-NL tensions over Churchill River energy
Expert says tense relationship between Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec stems from the notoriously lopsided 1969 Churchill Falls deal.
Newfoundland orders report on easing Muskrat Falls pain
Wants Public Utilities Board to assess the electricity-related activities of Nalcor Energy.