Category - Articles

Time for real change at Hydro

November 29th, 2020

LANE: Hydro, a wounded utility

November 22nd, 2020

Treat Hydro with care

October 27th, 2020

Review needed to unearth truth on Hydro fiasco

August 24th, 2020

Manitoban's — ratepayers — deserve a full examination of Manitoba Hydro, says former chair of the Public Utilities board.

B.C.’s Site C has become a cash bonfire. Hard decisions are ahead

August 17th, 2020

Is this what is happening to Manitoba Hydro with Keeyask and Waskwatim?

Xcel proposes $3B in renewable projects to bolster economy dogged by pandemic

June 17th, 2020

With electricity costs low in Minnesota, a poor market for Manitoba Hydro opportunity energy sales there will result.

Emissions targets overheated

February 25th, 2020

Handcuffed by record borrowing

December 26th, 2019

Manitoba Hydro's debt ($23.5B) exceeds governments net debt, adding to Manitoba's total debt

Renewables 'hit a wall' in saturated Upper Midwest grid

December 12th, 2019

The Upper Midwest of the Mid-continent Independent Operator (MISO) is where Manitoba Hydro exports its US energy into

SaskPower exploring $1.8-billion link with Manitoba Hydro

December 6th, 2019

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.

Quick Facts on Canada's climate plan, compared to other G20 members

November 11th, 2019

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...

France's EDF buys UK electric vehicle infrastructure firm Pivot Power

November 4th, 2019

Electricite De France acquiring battery storage and EV charging companies

Harmful air pollution 'definitely too high for the public' near city roads, study suggests

October 29th, 2019

A new study found harmful levels of air pollution near major urban roads in Toronto and Vancouver.

On the road to a low-cost, carbon-free Alberta

October 17th, 2019

The Alberta Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration will see transport trucks hauling freight between the province's two biggest...

The Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work

September 29th, 2019

We have the solutions. We just need the will to execute.

Technology will turn consumers into energy producers, traders: Hydro CEO

September 25th, 2019

Photo by Craig Ruttle / The Associated Press files

Time to go electric

September 9th, 2019

Both NDP and PCs culpable for Hydro boondoggle, voters should know

September 6th, 2019

The sun rises behind a hydro tower dotted with workers ED KAISER/Postmedia Network Files

'It's the old chicken and an egg situation'

September 4th, 2019

MIKE SUDOMA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Ruth and Lester Deane's Teslas.

Growing consensus seen on need to smooth path to mass electrification

July 25th, 2019

A US perspective on productive electrification

Manitoba's new 'utility scale' solar farm aims to spark First Nations interest in green energy

June 20th, 2019

First Nation's sun-powered project to generate electricity, revenue, expertise for the community


June 20th, 2019

Consider the similarities with Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask, Bipole III and MMTP projects.

Murky math casts doubt on Minnesota power line

May 28th, 2019

Keeyask construction by Manitoba Hydro

The Changing Electricity Landscape

May 27th, 2019

Utilities can transform challenges into opportunities by focusing on collaboration, innovation and modernization

PC government wrong on Efficiency Manitoba

May 10th, 2019

“If you’re not growing, you’re falling behind.”

Transportation Electrification: How to Do It Right

May 2nd, 2019

Utilities need to provide customers with programs and services that encourage and reward the adoption of more electric vehicles.

Crown corp. marching orders

April 30th, 2019

Here's how rising air pollution is likely affecting your health

April 24th, 2019

Air pollution is having a direct effect on health and life expectancy around the world, according to a slew of new studies

Singapore in Talks With More Electric Car Companies After Dyson

April 21st, 2019

Is there any reason why Manitoba could not become a cluster for EV manufacturing?

Propulsion Quebec

April 17th, 2019

The Propulsion Québec is a collaborative business platform bringing together all of Quebec’s smart and electric transportation businesses.

Canada's EV charging network growing up as numbers and power improve

April 4th, 2019

Petro Canada's electric vehicle charging station is shown on display at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto on Thursday, February...

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Pilot Project To Be Launched in Maryland

March 6th, 2019

More than 50 charging stations, including nine 'fast charging' ones, to come up in Potomac Edison service territory in five years

Zapped: Unravelling the NDP’s new spin around power prices and the Site C dam

February 20th, 2019

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...

Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

February 16th, 2019

US seeks ways to develop lithium-ion battery recycling to address global demand, potential shortages of materials for electric vehicle, phone...

Alberta government contract to result in three new solar power plants

February 15th, 2019

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...

Solar is cheaper than Hydro

December 17th, 2018

Lane: Hydro debt mess complicated

December 14th, 2018

This Latin American country is charging ahead with electric vehicles

December 12th, 2018

Can Manitoba learn from what is happening in Chile?

Batteries not included

December 8th, 2018

Tories playing the blame game

October 26th, 2018

Electric vehicles could increase demand for Thompson nickel, says North Atlantic mining director

October 11th, 2018

Vale North Atlantic mining operations director Alistair Ross spoke to the Thompson Chamber of Commerce about the future of the company’s...