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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

Sutherland Generating Station producing electricity

April 10, 2017 -

The Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station (GS) on New Post Creek is now generating clean, reliable, low-cost electricity. The project, which is a partnership between Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Coral Rapids Power, a company wholly owned by Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN), was completed safely, ahead...

Categories: News, Ontario

Site C's Turbine and Generator Contractor Has Mobilized to the Site

April 4, 2017 -

Yesterday, BC Hydro’s Site C project reached a milestone as the turbines and generators contractor, Voith Hydro Canada, mobilized to the construction site. Voit, which was awarded the $470-million contract in March 2016, will design, supply, and install six vertical axis, Francis-style turbines...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Power sector infrastructure megaprojects run over time, budget: Report

April 3, 2017 -

According to a new EY report, Spotlight on Canadian power and utility megaprojects, Canadian infrastructure megaprojects run 39 per cent over budget and behind schedule by 12 months on average. “Canadian power and utilities companies need to act now to start to transform the way they control investment...

Categories: National, 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

Safety inspectors to attend La Romaine worksite

February 15, 2017 -

Union safety specialists will monitor the La Romaine worksite in the wake of four deaths on the job site since the project began. According to an article from CBC News, this is the first time Hydro-Québec has allowed permissions for the specialists to monitor the job site, which is in year eight...

Categories: News, Quebec

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