Manitoba stays a have-not province. With no plan to exploit electrification except export electricity at a loss for other's benefit
Getting Rid of Bill 35 is important for bringing Manitoba Hydro into the 21st Century
The PUB gagged over the current term of this government. Then they get some power back. Hydro's annnual payments to government increase.
Historically when governments control Hydro, long term disasters prevail. The PUB should decide these matters, not political expediency
The Brad Wall Report Recommendation #2.6 recommends reduction or suspension in Hydro payments to government
The lights are on, but Manitoba Hydro isn't answering the door to offer clarity on greener power plans
Manitoba Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard says she will not hesitate to impose further conditions on Hydro in the future in...
The Consumers Coalition wrote to the Public Utilities Board to convene a hearing to determine whether current hydro rates are appropriate.
Coalition says three major projects came online since last hearing took place, so review sorely needed
"Manitoba Hydro’s rate making process are either not undertaken or shrouded in secrecy." - Consumers Coalition
This NDP MLA attacks Bill 35 which effectively has Hydro a government dept and neuters the PUB. This is not democratization of electricity
The provincial government is moving in the opposite direction to the democritization of electricity that is happening elsewhere
Efficiency Manitoba has the mandate to cut back Manitoba Hydro domestic load by 1.5%. Ths has to be dealt with.
Good comments by Byron Willioms of the Public Interest Law Centre.
The annual 1% loan guarantee on debt Hydro pays the treasury, any government has no incentive to stop unnecessary construction
The Bipole III Coalition fought for many of the conclusions in the Brad Wall Report
A useful summary of the Wall report as applied to the government, Manitoba Hydro, the PUB and Bill 35
This article will have to be revised as there is more that needs to be explained such as MH Telecom and the world dominate PSCAD electric power...
It appears the profitable PSCAD will be integrated into Manitoba Hydro along MH Telecom
Manitoban's — ratepayers — deserve a full examination of Manitoba Hydro, says former chair of the Public Utilities board.
Is this what is happening to Manitoba Hydro with Keeyask and Waskwatim?
With electricity costs low in Minnesota, a poor market for Manitoba Hydro opportunity energy sales there will result.
Manitoba Hydro's debt ($23.5B) exceeds governments net debt, adding to Manitoba's total debt
The Upper Midwest of the Mid-continent Independent Operator (MISO) is where Manitoba Hydro exports its US energy into
The idea is at an preliminary stage and wouldn't be ready before 2030, but it would supply enough electricity to power a million homes.
OTTAWA - Some quick facts about Climate Transparency's 2019 report card on Canada's climate plan as part of its annual report card on G20...
Electricite De France acquiring battery storage and EV charging companies
A new study found harmful levels of air pollution near major urban roads in Toronto and Vancouver.
The Alberta Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration will see transport trucks hauling freight between the province's two biggest...
We have the solutions. We just need the will to execute.
Photo by Craig Ruttle / The Associated Press files
The sun rises behind a hydro tower dotted with workers ED KAISER/Postmedia Network Files
MIKE SUDOMA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Ruth and Lester Deane's Teslas.
A US perspective on productive electrification
This article was originally published 4 MAy 2018
First Nation's sun-powered project to generate electricity, revenue, expertise for the community
Consider the similarities with Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask, Bipole III and MMTP projects.
Keeyask construction by Manitoba Hydro
Utilities can transform challenges into opportunities by focusing on collaboration, innovation and modernization
“If you’re not growing, you’re falling behind.”
Utilities need to provide customers with programs and services that encourage and reward the adoption of more electric vehicles.
Air pollution is having a direct effect on health and life expectancy around the world, according to a slew of new studies
Is there any reason why Manitoba could not become a cluster for EV manufacturing?
The Propulsion Québec is a collaborative business platform bringing together all of Quebec’s smart and electric transportation businesses.
Petro Canada's electric vehicle charging station is shown on display at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto on Thursday, February...
More than 50 charging stations, including nine 'fast charging' ones, to come up in Potomac Edison service territory in five years
B.C.'s NDP is now doing precisely what it criticizes the Liberals for doing — manufacturing a need for power while pushing forward with a...
US seeks ways to develop lithium-ion battery recycling to address global demand, potential shortages of materials for electric vehicle, phone...
The Alberta government is granting a 20-year contract to supply about half of its electric power needs to a partnership that plans to build...
Can Manitoba learn from what is happening in Chile?
Vale North Atlantic mining operations director Alistair Ross spoke to the Thompson Chamber of Commerce about the future of the company’s...