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National Energy Board approves the Enbridge Line 5 St. Clair River Replacement Project

July 12, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board Today, the National Energy Board (NEB) approved the Enbridge Line 5 St. Clair River Replacement Project to decommission and replace 0.5 km of pipe beneath the St. Clair River in Sarnia, Ontario, subject to 11 conditions. The Board determined that this project is in the public […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201913 Views

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Will renewable power help decarbonize NL? – The Telegram

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A call from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for expressions of interest for “renewable energy solutions” for a collection of the province’s isolated, diesel-powered electrical systems — communities all around the province — closed on Monday. The call was issued by the Liberal government in April. At close, there were […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201931 Views

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Update on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

July 10, 2019 As directed by Governor in Council (GIC), the NEB has issued a Certificate and Amended Certificates to Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain). The issuance of Certificates does not automatically reinstate previous NEB decisions or orders required for Trans Mountain to begin or resume construction. On June 21, the NEB issued, for public comment, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201917 Views

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NEB seeks comments on proposed changes to its Filing Guidance

Changes stem from the new Canadian Energy Regulator Act July 9, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) is seeking comments from Indigenous peoples and stakeholders on changes to the NEB’s filing guidance for companies. These changes are related to the implementation of Bill C-69, which includes the new Canadian […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201914 Views

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Community energy big renewable opportunity for rural Canada – Folio

U of A project could inspire municipalities, landowners and Indigenous communities. Rural Canadian communities aren’t usually at the centre of conversations about renewable energy, but a University of Alberta environmental sociologist is hoping to help change that. John Parkins is examining how energy transitions have the potential to help rural communities struggling with shrinking populations, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201943 Views

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Winners selected in CleanBC Better Buildings competition

July 4, 2019 VANCOUVER – Eleven building projects have been selected as winners in a juried competition to support the design and construction of energy-efficient buildings. “By using more clean energy and using it more efficiently in our buildings, we’re taking action to improve air quality and reduce energy costs for British Columbians,” said Michelle […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201934 Views

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Ottawa pumps $275 million in LNG Canada infrastructure – JWN

June 26, 2019 Ottawa will spend $220 million to help fund energy efficient gas turbines for the LNG Canada project. The federal government announced the funding on Monday, along with another $55 million to replace the Haisla Bridge in Kitimat. The turbines will cut both greenhouse gas emissions and fuel use, while the new bridge […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201980 Views

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AER: Invitation for Feedback on Draft Requirements for Public Involvement

Jun 25, 2019 We are seeking public feedback on a draftdirective setting out industry requirements for engaging and informing members of the public on energy resource developments throughout the life cycle of a project (Draft Directive XXX: Public Involvement). When finalized,this directive will replace the existing participant involvement requirements identified in section 3 of Directive 056: […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 201955 Views

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NEB issues Emergency Management Audit Addendum directing Trans Mountain to improve fire preparedness

June 24, 2019 On December 22, 2017, the NEB published its Final Audit Report of Trans Mountain’s Emergency Management (EM) program. In its report, the NEB indicated that the original audit plan included specific activities to assess Trans Mountain’s response preparation for fires at the Westridge, Burnaby and Edmonton Terminals. At the time of the report’s release […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 201946 Views

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NS Government: Province Supports Community Clean Energy and Transportation Projects

Support is now available for Nova Scotia communities that want to pursue clean energy and transportation projects that lower emissions and build on Nova Scotia’s successes in fighting climate change. Energy and Mines Minister Derek Mombourquette announced today, June 20, that the Low Carbon Communities Program is being combined with Connect2 and the new program […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 201942 Views

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NEB seeking Public Comment on Approach to Resume Regulatory Processes for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

June 21, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) wants to hear from affected parties, the public and Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) on how the NEB should proceed with regulatory processes for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Project), including compliance with Project conditions and approval of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 201975 Views

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Manitoba’s new ‘utility scale’ solar farm aims to spark First Nations interest in green energy – CBC

First Nation’s sun-powered project to generate electricity, revenue, expertise for the community Jun 20, 2019 This story is part of a CBC News series entitled In Our Backyard, which looks at the effects climate change is having in Canada, from extreme weather events to how it’s reshaping our economy. Fisher River Cree Nation will soon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201946 Views

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The Government of Canada has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

June 18, 2019 As announced on June 18, 2019, the Governor in Council (GIC) approved the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Project).  The NEB will issue the Certificate and Amended Certificates to Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) in the coming days. The issuance of Certificates does not automatically reinstate previous NEB decisions or orders required for Trans […]

by pnationtalk on June 19, 201933 Views

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AB Government: Responding to Springbank Reservoir regulators

June 14, 2019 Alberta Transportation is taking the next step towards regulatory approval of the Springbank Reservoir project by responding to formal questions from provincial and federal regulators. An 8,000-page document provides responses to information requests from Alberta Environment and Parks, the Natural Resources Conservation Board and the federal Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, received in […]

by pnationtalk on June 17, 201936 Views

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Enoch Cree Nation withdraws support for proposed Epcor solar farm – Calgary Sun

A First Nation has withdrawn support for Epcor’s contentious solar farm, saying new archeological information suggests the site was used for ceremonial purposes. The proposal for a 23-hectare solar farm beside Epcor’s water treatment plant in the North Saskatchewan River valley on the city’s west end goes to a public hearing Monday. The project also […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201938 Views

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Excitement builds as oilpatch pins hopes on Trans Mountain pipeline approval – Canada.com

CALGARY – A major CP Rail line that runs through the heart of Calgary, separating the downtown core from the trendy Beltline area, normally elicits little excitement. But on Tuesday morning, a train carrying hundreds of green-coated, wide-diameter steel pipe was the talk of the town and raised the oilpatch’s hopes the federal government is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201947 Views

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B.C. First Nation looking to expand its power supply – APTN News

June 13, 2019 The Taku River Tlingit First Nation is hoping to expand its hydroelectric power station and to share the clean energy with others living in the Yukon. Peter Kirby, a member of the community and CEO of the Tlingit Homeland Energy Ltd., says he hopes to expand the power plant from providing power […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201925 Views

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AB Government – Bill C-69: Statement from energy ministers

“Today’s developments are unacceptable and very disappointing. These amendments were put forward by provincial and territorial governments – including the province of Quebec – job creators, industry, First Nations and the Senate committee in order to protect the economic prosperity of our country. “And yet the federal government refuses to listen to the concerns of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201934 Views

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Homeowners, businesses and communities to save money with energy efficiency upgrades

The Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon are jointly investing a total of $41.3 million to support energy efficiency retrofits for residential, commercial and institutional buildings throughout Yukon over the next three years. These energy efficiency programs will help First Nations governments, municipalities, businesses, local industries and homeowners reduce energy waste and make […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201954 Views

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AER releases annual reserves outlook

Calgary, Alberta (Jun 07, 2019)… With bitumen, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and coal beneath its surface, Alberta has one of the largest energy reserves in the world. Every year, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) releases a report that provides insights into how these resources are produced and how they are used. This […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201956 Views

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Regulation of B.C.’s Indigenous utilities focus of hearing Wednesday – Kelowna Daily Courier

The BC Utilities Commission is holding a hearing in Kelowna Wednesday on the regulation of Indigenous utilities. It’s the second in a series of 10 hearings being held across B.C. The hearings, or community input sessions as the commission calls them, are intended to define what Indigenous utilities do exactly, who owns and operates them, […]

by pnationtalk on June 5, 201935 Views

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Canada can play a key role on the world stage if Canadians ‘vote for energy’: CAPP 2019 Federal Energy Platform

June 03, 2019 – Ottawa, ON Canada’s next federal government has an opportunity to help define a strategic, long-term vision for the growth of Canada’s oil and natural gas sector, one that promotes jobs and a healthy economy for all Canadians, while being part of the solution to meet growing global energy demand with responsibly […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201961 Views

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AER Office Closures Due to WildFires

The Town of Slave Lake has been placed on an 8-hour evacuation alert. As a precaution the Slave Lake Field Centre has been closed. Calls are currently being forwarded to the Bonnyville Field Centre. High Level Field Centre Closure Our High Level Field Centre will remains closed. We will follow provincial protocols for reentry. Calls […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201986 Views

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SaskPower and First Nations Power Authority sign 20-megawatt Solar Opportunity Agreement

May 31, 2019 SaskPower and First Nations Power Authority (FNPA) have signed a First Nations Opportunity Agreement setting out conditions for developing 20 megawatts (MW) of new utility‐scale solar generation projects. The agreement is estimated to be worth $85 million over the course of 20 years. “The signing of this agreement adds to what is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201972 Views

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Canadian homes and businesses could have much smaller carbon footprint by 2050, says joint IEA-NEB report

May 29, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board A new joint report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the National Energy Board (NEB) shows that CO2 emissions from Canadian buildings could be 80 per cent lower by 2050, with major energy intensity improvements and shifts away from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy sources. The report, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201946 Views

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Construction of a hydroelectric generating station for the energy transition in the Inukjuak off-grid system

A 7.5-MW run-of-river hydroelectric generating station will be built on the Inukjuak River. Valued at approximately $125 million, this project is the first partnership between an Inuit corporation and an independent power producer. Renewable electricity will replace energy produced by fossil fuels and will result in 700,000 fewer tonnes of GHG emissions. The project will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201959 Views

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Four projects to enhance climate change resiliency in the Greater Montreal area

May 22, 2019 Montreal, Quebec — Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience to climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Vicki‑May Hamm, President of the Federation of Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201955 Views

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Indigenous community innovation bringing clean-energy to Saskatchewan

From: Infrastructure Canada Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, May 22, 2019—Investing in infrastructure that promotes clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future for Canadians. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the Honourable Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201966 Views

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Nunavut residents to benefit from improved green energy and wastewater infrastructure

Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 21, 2019—Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security and wastewater management helps grow the economy and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of Nunavut, announced funding […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019100 Views

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Pattern Energy Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

– Declares dividend of $0.4220 per Class A common share for second quarter 2019 – SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2019  — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Pattern Energy”) (NASDAQ & TSX: PEGI) today announced its financial results for the 2019 first quarter. (Figures reported below are for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201988 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Renewable Energy Alternatives in Indigenous and Northern Communities

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 10, 2019 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is working with partners to reduce Northern communities’ reliance on diesel for heating and electricity by increasing the use of local renewable energy sources and improving energy efficiency. This will result […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201997 Views

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$1-Million Smart Energy Efficiency Project Coming to New Brunswick

From: Natural Resources Canada May 10, 2019 Fredericton, New Brunswick Natural Resources Canada One of the greatest opportunities for Canada is the shift toward clean growth. To combat climate change, Canada needs new and innovative approaches to electricity distribution. That is why the Government of Canada is funding an energy infrastructure project in New Brunswick […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201966 Views

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Manitoba Hydro to appeal order to create special First Nations rate – Global News

May 10, 2019 Manitoba Hydro will have an appeal hearing to argue against an order directing it to create a special rate class for Indigenous customers on reserves. The Public Utilities Board ordered the Crown corporation last year to create an “On Reserve First Nations” customer class. It had to freeze rates on reserves while […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2019102 Views

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A new Canadian Energy Regulator

Status: The comment period is scheduled to close on June 7, 2019. The Government of Canada is committed to creating better rules for energy regulation that protect the environment, respect Indigenous rights, and strengthen the economy. To meet this commitment, the Government of Canada has tabled legislation which would replace the National Energy Board Act with the Canadian Energy […]

by pnationtalk on May 9, 201961 Views

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NB Power announces recipients of Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards

May 08, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Organizations, individuals and communities that have demonstrated leadership and innovation in energy efficiency were celebrated with NB Power’s second annual Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony was held as part of the utility’s Energizing Efficiency Conference in Moncton. The awards recognize the achievements of New Brunswickers who undertook […]

by pnationtalk on May 8, 2019152 Views

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National Energy Board approves applications to abandon sub-sea pipelines

Sable Offshore Energy Project and Deep Panuke Project have ceased production May 2, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has approved two applications to abandon the NEB-regulated parts of Exxon Mobil’s Sable Offshore Energy Project and Encana Corporation’s Deep Panuke Project. These projects, both located offshore Nova Scotia, had […]

by pnationtalk on May 3, 201997 Views

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National Energy Board begins Oral Indigenous Knowledge sessions for 2021 NOVA Gas System Expansion Project

April 29, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) will begin hearing Oral Indigenous Knowledge on the 2021 NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) System Expansion Project. The sessions will begin in Grande Prairie (Apr 30) and conclude in Calgary (May 13-17). The NGTL System Expansion Project is an application to build an […]

by pnationtalk on April 30, 201973 Views

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Notice of Cancellation of Hearing – Fishing Lake Métis Settlement

Notice of Cancellation of Hearing Proceeding ID 365 Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. Fishing Lake Métis Settlement The public hearing of application 1890343, scheduled to start on June 5, 2019, is cancelled. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has been advised by the applicant, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., that it is withdrawing its application. The AER has […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019123 Views

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Pattern Energy to Host 2019 First Quarter Results Conference Call

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2019  — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq & TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”), today announced that it will release its first quarter 2019 financial results by press release on Friday, May 10, 2019, prior to market open. The Company will subsequently hold a conference call that same day, Friday, May 10, at 10:30 am Eastern […]

by pnationtalk on April 29, 201953 Views

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NEB releases report on Canada’s transition to low-emission energy sources

April 25, 2019 – Calgary – National Energy Board Canada’s transition to low-emission energy sources is underway but it remains one of the most emission-intensive nations in the world, according to a new report released by the National Energy Board. The Canada’s Energy Transition report identifies that while energy and emissions-intensities have been declining, Canada still […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2019130 Views

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Energy Council of Canada: 2018 NAREF Reports

2018 NAREF Reports Day 1 Report Day 2 Report NT4

by aanationtalk on April 23, 201967 Views

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Canada, BC bring clean energy to Peace region – The Nelson Daily

Governments in Victoria and Ottawa joined together with BC Hydro to recently announce funding for the Peace Region Electricity Supply (PRES) project. Amarjeet Sohi, federal Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of François-Philippe Champagne, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia, and Chris O’Riley, president and chief […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201974 Views

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Canada and B.C. to bring clean energy to the Peace region

April 18, 2019 VANCOUVER – Investing in infrastructure that brings clean electricity to Canadian businesses, including those in remote and northern communities, helps create good middle-class jobs, a low-carbon economy and greener communities. Amarjeet Sohi, federal Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of François-Philippe Champagne, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by John […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201980 Views

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BC Government: Province funds community-owned clean energy projects

April 15, 2019 VICTORIA – Under the CleanBC plan, the Province is supporting local government and First Nation investments in building projects that will lower energy costs, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and lead to more affordable community infrastructure. The $650,000 Community Energy Leadership Program (CELP) funding is part of a suite of CleanBC initiatives to put […]

by pnationtalk on April 16, 201962 Views

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Canada Invests in Smart Grid Technology to Reduce Energy Costs in Yukon

From: Natural Resources Canada April 12, 2019 Energy efficiency helps families save money, makes businesses more competitive and creates a cleaner environment for future generations. The Government of Canada is taking action by investing in technology that will make our electrical systems more efficient and prepare us for a clean energy future. Member of Parliament […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2019151 Views

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Mayor Lori Ackerman Named the 2019 Canadian Energy Person of the Year

Fort St. John Mayor, Lori Ackerman, to be honoured by the Energy Council of Canada. Date to be confirmed — Calgary. OTTAWA, April 8, 2019  – The Energy Council of Canada has chosen Mayor Lori Ackerman of Fort St. John, British Columbia as Canadian Energy Person of the Year. As a 30-year resident of Fort St. John, B.C. and the community’s first female mayor, Lori Ackerman is one of Canada’s top energy advocates.  She […]

by pnationtalk on April 9, 201960 Views

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Watay Power project moving forward – Dryden Now

08 April 2019 The second phase of the Wataynikaneyap Power Project – a $1.6 billion project aiming to connect 17 northern First Nation communities to the electrical grid – has been approved by the Ontario Energy Board. With the second phase now approved, crews are set to install over 1,600 kilometres of an electrical transmission […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 201987 Views

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OPG completes solar plant at former Nanticoke site – Daily Commercial News

April 4, 2019 NANTICOKE, ONT. —Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its partners the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation have announced the completion of OPG’s first solar facility, located at the former Nanticoke Generating Station site near Port Dover, Ont. The 44-megawatt facility is OPG’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201993 Views

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NEB: Pipeline Performance Measures

The Board’s top priorities are the safety of the public and the people who build and operate NEB-regulated pipeline facilities and the protection of the environment. The Board is committed to continual improvement, and to keeping pipelines a safe method of transporting oil and gas. Notwithstanding the safety record of NEB-regulated pipelines, the Board has […]

by pnationtalk on April 3, 201965 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power receives Ontario Energy Board approval to construct the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project

Thunder Bay, Ontario (GlobeNewswire April 2, 2019) – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (Wataynikaneyap Power) announced today that the Ontario Energy Board (“OEB”) has approved the Company’s leave to construct (“LTC”) application, which was filed in June 2018. The Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project is an unprecedented First Nations-led project to build approximately 1,800 kilometres of transmission lines in […]

by pnationtalk on April 3, 201973 Views

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