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NB Power exploring second station at Grand Falls

April 24, 2017 -

NB Power has begun environmental and geotechnical studies and site testing to explore the potential for generating more clean energy with a new 100-megawatt generating station in Grand Falls beside the existing station. “We are pleased that NB Power is exploring all potential clean energy options,”...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

Voith Hydro to begin installation at Riel Converter Station

April 24, 2017 -

Voith Hydro Canada and Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. are ready to begin the mechanical portion of the installation process at the Riel Converter Station, which is under construction in southern Manitoba. Essential equipment assemblies are currently making their way to the site so that the...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Nominations open for QUEST smart energy communities award

April 21, 2017 -

Yesterday, Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST) announced that nominations are now open for their 2017 Smart Energy Communities Awards, which will be presented November 7, 2017 at QUEST’s 11th Annual Conference and Tradeshow, QUEST2017 — Smart Energy Communities on the Hill in Ottawa. The...

Categories: National, News

Report suggests weak business case for Site C Project

April 20, 2017 -

The University of British Columbia’s Program on Water Governance has released a new report that suggests that continuing with the Site C hydroelectric project will cost ratepayers approximately $1.5 billion more than if alternative energy projects had been developed. The Program stated that the...

Categories: News, Western Canada

FORCE releases interim report on tidal power

April 13, 2017 -

Canada’s efforts to better understand the potential for in-stream tidal technology to contribute to clean energy goals continue to move forward. The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has entered a phase of environmental effects monitoring with a demonstration turbine on site; FORCE’s...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

Weir Hydroelectric Project moving forward

March 15, 2017 -

A committee of City of Saskatoon councillors believe that the city should prepare a Memorandum of Understanding with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, as the agreement would start a feasibility study for a jointly-owned hydropower station at the weir. The Standing Policy Committee on Environment, Utilities...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Keeyask Generating Station budget revised to $8.7 billion

March 14, 2017 -

The Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership (KHLP) and Manitoba Hydro have announced a new control budget of $8.7 billion and revised in-service date of August 2021 for the Keeyask Generating Station, currently under construction on the Nelson River in northern Manitoba. This represents an increase...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Pattern completes financing for 147 MW wind project

March 7, 2017 -

Pattern Energy Group LP has announced the completion of CAD $263 million construction-to-term financing for its 147 megawatt (MW) Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project, which is now entering full-stage construction. Financing was provided by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Caisse de dépôt et...

Categories: News, Quebec

Meikle Wind Energy Project completed

March 6, 2017 -

The 184-MW Meikle Wind Energy Project, located between Tumbler Ridge and Chetwynd in British Columbia, has reached substantial completion. According to an article from Clean Technology Business Review, the new wind facility, developed by Pattern Energy, now represents the largest of its kind in B.C. The...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Tension crack appears at Site C worksite

February 27, 2017 -

A 400-metre long tension crack has appeared on a slope near a road construction site as part of the Site C Clean Energy Project. According to a BC Hydro information bulletin regarding the appearance of the crack: “Tension cracks are not unexpected in this area; however, this particular crack...

Categories: News, Western Canada

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