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March 9, 2021  

Avoid power issues with point-of-use protection

STV25K surge protector guards against damaging transients.

News Energy Facilities Maintenance General Operations
January 8, 2021  

Fort Simpson moves toward dropping diesel for LNG

A project to move Fort Simpson from diesel power

News Energy General
January 6, 2021  

New nuclear plant could rise at site of former one in NJ

Nuclear reactor could be built at the site of the former Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in the Forked River section of Lacey Township

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December 15, 2020  

Hitachi ABB establishes new R&D presence in Montreal

New Digital Power Grid Center leverages Quebec’s academic and technology leadership

News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas

Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.

News Energy General
October 6, 2020  

Carbon capture project would be largest in world: officials

Energy secretary calls it a game changer for fossil-fuel generation in the US and around the world.

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 General
May 11, 2020  

BC Hydro makes plans as power demand plummets due to pandemic

Demand estimated to be down nearly 10%, more than double the decline following the 2008 recession.

News Energy General Technology
April 29, 2020  

Uptake of drones in the power and utilities sector: report

Digital transformation, remote monitoring and optimizing operational costs to drive drone revenues to US$515 million by 2030.

News Energy General
April 2, 2020  

Key power system staff may need to stay at work sites: IESO

If necessary, bed, food and other on-site arrangements have been made to allow the operators to stay at their workplaces.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
January 14, 2020  

Ballard signs ESAs for fuel cell stacks to support German radio towers

Stacks will go to adKor GmbH and SFC Energy AG to be integrated into Jupiter backup power systems.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 13, 2020  

Erroneous nuclear alert issued during training exercise: Ont. government

Investigation will examine the sequence of events that led to the alert being sent out and contingency measures that should be in place.

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 4, 2019  

Hydro Quebec needs more time following fierce autumn storm

Repair work was proving complicated in more remote areas not accessible by traditional equipment.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
April 18, 2019  

Total power failures: Avoid them with a ‘living’ liability plan

Create a living program that’s monitored regularly.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 11, 2019  

Keeping Canada’s power on will require 20,000 new workers by 2022

Demand for new workers is complicated by the fact many of the jobs require substantial training.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing General
November 19, 2018  

GE’s sprawling power, aviation, health care arms add risk

The sprawling company’s broad reach has left it vulnerable to market shifts in many industries.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
October 30, 2018  

GE slashes dividend, takes US$22B charge in 3Q [UPDATED]

The multinational will split its power business into two divisions, one focused on gas and the other on steam, nuclear and other power solutions.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
October 29, 2018  

General Fusion gets $43M for fusion energy demo plant

BC clean tech innovator powering fusion-based emission-free electricity.

News Energy Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 15, 2018  

Power utilities forced to adapt as climate change brings wilder weather

Significant weather events have consistently increased over the last five years, according to the CEA.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 16, 2018  

Deadline looming to find buyer for former Nova Scotia wind tower plant

Future steps include finding buyers for the equipment, or liquidating the plant’s assets.

News Energy Manufacturing Metals General Operations
February 15, 2018  

Kinross to buy plants in Brazil to secure low-cost power for Paracatu mine

Will lower operating costs by eliminating about 70% of future power purchases.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 5, 2018  

Experts question Alberta power threats to BC as pipeline politics intensify

Amount of power is minor, and BC Hydro has the option to export power to the US: analyst.

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 General
December 6, 2017  

Bruce Power fined $110K for worker injury at Lake Huron nuclear plant

Failed as an employer to acquaint the worker with the hazards related to trapped hydrogen.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2017  

Suncor starts process to add 700 megawatts of oil sands cogeneration

Units will replace boilers that currently use petroleum coke as fuel.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2017  

Canada’s push to eliminate coal power takes on US clean coal in Bonn

Coal power is responsible for more than 40% of global carbon dioxide emissions.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
August 28, 2017  

China merging state-owned coal producer and power utility

Beijing trying to shrink coal production glut but no indication whether the companies would reduce output.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 10, 2017  

NB nuclear plant reviewing bids for two new LAVs

Point Lepreau to replace its light-armoured vehicles after six years of patrolling the facility.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 28, 2017  

Canada’s electricity exports rise, revenues decline in 2016

Decline attributed to lower US wholesale prices in the destination markets.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 13, 2017  

Researchers discover a power grid wrecking software

Remotely sabotages circuit breakers, switches and protection relays.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
June 8, 2017  

One-year delay of Site C dam project would cost $630 million: BC Hydro

NDP-Green agreement would send the project to utilities commission for a review of its economic viability.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 6, 2017  

Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadership

Sprawling power grid unable to handle the influx of new electricity from wind and solar.