Canada

Boralex reports significant jump in energy sales in 2020

For the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2020, Boralex Inc. posted energy sales of $619 million ($738 million), an increase of 10% (7%) over FY2019, and EBITDA(A) of $434 million ($513 million), an increase...

Hydro 101: Master the basics at HYDROVISION International with Waterpower Hydro Basics

Particularly if you’re new to the hydroelectric power sector, or even a seasoned professional moving in a new direction, the Waterpower Hydro Basics Course is a perfect opportunity to learn more about all aspects...
Hydropower

Utilities with hydro again named to World’s Most Ethical Companies list

There were nine energy and utilities companies honored, out of a total of 135, on the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies list released by Ethisphere, and several of these utilities own and operate hydroelectric...

Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership includes energy goals

On Feb. 23, U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership. They said: “It is in the shared interest of the United States and...

First unit at 695-MW Keeyask Generating Station in Manitoba is producing electricity

The first unit at the 695-MW Keeyask Generating Station went into commercial service Feb. 16, adding another source of clean, renewable electricity to Manitoba Hydro’s energy supply. Construction of the station on the Nelson River...

Join us and network with your peers at HYDROVISION International 2021

We’ve all been cooped up at home, or in our workplaces, long enough! If you’re as eager as I am to get out, travel and network with people who share your interest, there are...

Hydro-Québec reports net profit of $2.3 billion amid pandemic and mild temperatures

Hydro-Québec announced net income for Fiscal Year 2020 was $2,303 million, down $620 million from the previous fiscal year, and said this decrease is mainly explained by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on...

Manitoba Hydro reorganizes international subsidiary MHI

Manitoba Hydro has announced the reorganization of its subsidiary Manitoba Hydro International (MHI) to help ensure the subsidiary’s business aligns with Strategy 2040. Strategy 2040 is Manitoba Hydro’s long-term strategic plan, developed to enhance the...

Former Prime Minister Turnbull to co-chair International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower

Former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull will represent the International Hydropower Association as co-chair of the International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower. Turnbull will also join IHA’s board in a non-executive role. IHA and...

NTPC pulls 8-MW Snare Rapids hydro unit offline after alarms

The 8-MW Snare Rapids Hydro Unit has been offline since about 7:45 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 2, according to a press release from the Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC). The unit at Snare Rapids automatically...