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.
Nova Scotia sells power to NL for first time through new Maritime Link
Nalcor says the imports will save up to $50,000 a day at peak demand times in the colder months.
Landslide near $13B Muskrat Falls project raises fresh ‘anguish’ downstream
Raises questions about the stability of the North Spur dam, a crucial element of the Muskrat Falls design
NL’s Muskrat Falls project delays are impacting NS power bills
Maritime Link to be complete by the end of this year, but power isn’t expected to flow until 2020 at the earliest.
Former Nalcor CEO’s severance was appropriate: NL auditor general
Was behind the troubled multi-billion-dollar Muskrat Falls hydro project.
Hydro Quebec wins another round in energy feud with Nfld.
Court affirms its right to buy “virtually all of the power” from Churchill Falls dam.
NL Premier wants outside review of Nalcor CEO severance
Ball acting on a justice department recommendation regarding the $1.4 million package.
Former Fortis president takes lead on Muskrat Falls project
Announcement to come regarding the resignation of Nalcor’s remaining board members.
CEO of company overseeing Muskrat Falls project steps down
NL premier says a new president will be chosen as soon as possible.
Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project over budget and delayed
Crown corporation attributes the increased cost of construction to market pressures and changes.
Federal guarantee could lock provinces into Muskrat Falls project
No changes once regulator approves the $7.7 billion project.