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News Energy General
July 7, 2020  

SaskPower is taking a revenue hit from COVID-19

Crown utility says sales were down by 10% from April to June, too soon to rule out increases.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 8, 2019  

SaskPower carbon capture facility to fall short of annual target: CEO

Annual goal is 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide; captured 626,000 last year.

News Energy Manufacturing General Technology
November 6, 2017  

Likely no more carbon capture and storage projects due to costs: SaskPower

Technology worthwhile but low cost of natural gas makes it a more viable option.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
February 8, 2017  

SaskPower eyes new natural gas plant sites as demand grows

Province’s next natural gas plant could be needed as early as 2022.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 1, 2016  

SaskPower CO2 capture plant hits 800,000 tonnes in one year

Facility has eliminated emissions equal to taking 200,000 cars off the road in the last 12 months.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 7, 2016  

Natural Resources minister says carbon capture important Canada

Jim Carr tours SaskPower’s Boundary Dam 3 project in Estevan, Sask.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 17, 2016  

Sask. NDP says carbon capture plant sputtering

But government says it’s on track to capture 800,000 tonnes of CO2 this year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 24, 2015  

SaskPower to boost wind, solar, geothermal production

The Crown utility plans to have up to 50% of power come from renewable sources by 2030.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
November 17, 2015  

US senator claims he was misled on Boundary Dam

Manchin, a supporter of carbon capture, is now critical of Saskatchewan project.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 4, 2015  

NDP challenges SaskPower on CO2 plant travel

Questions costly promotional trips when the utility can’t sell the technology.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 3, 2015  

SaskPower CO2 capture facility coming back online

Considered “fully operational” even if its operating between full and half capacity.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 28, 2015  

Boyd admits to issues at Sask. CO2 capture facility

Energy Minister says it’s not acceptable. SaskPower aims for 100% efficiency by the end of 2016.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
October 27, 2015  

SaskPower pays $12M to Cenovus for failed CO2 delivery

Penalty for not providing captured carbon dioxide starting in April 2014; may owe $6 million more.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 23, 2015  

$525M NG power plant expansion in Sask.

Will reduce the province’s reliance on coal for electricity.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 24, 2015  

Sask. to Alberta: don’t give up on carbon capture

NDP government plans to move away from what it sees as costly, ineffective technology.