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- Anthony Capkun, Editor-Publisher

NS Power, Mi’kmaw partner on Atlantic’s largest energy storage project

Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is committing $138.2 million to support the development of Atlantic Canada’s “largest planned energy storage project” by Nova Scotia Power Inc., in collaboration with Wskijinu’k Mtmo’taqnuow Agency Ltd. (WMA)—an economic limited partnership owned by 13 Mi’kmaw communities. NS Power will receive a loan of up to $120.2 million while WMA receives an equity loan of up to $18 million.

Hydro-Quebec selects 8 wind farm projects totalling 1550 MW

In response to a call for tenders it issued in March 2023, Hydro-Quebec reports it has selected eight bids from five developers for a total of 1550 MW of windpower contract capacity. All projects will be developed in partnership with the local community, says Hydro-Quebec, and six will be achieved in collaboration with Indigenous communities.

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60-20 milestones at Electrical Business Magazine

This is a milestone year for both Electrical Business Magazine and me, its editor. 2024 marks 60 years of publishing industry-specific news for Canada’s electrical community, and 20 years of me serving as its steward. As I reflect on the past 20 years, I am simply amazed by all the things that have changed, and continue to change. What do you see happening in the next 20 years? » Read more

Beer tanks, safe digging, and more honoured at EDA’s annual awards

The Electricity Distributors Association recognized top-performing LDCs at its annual Awards Gala, which recognized “a spectrum of key accomplishments, outstanding customer service and sustainability programs, innovations, and best practices”. Recognize anyone on this list of honorees? » Read more

Lynnette Schaeffer is Ledvance’s new director of training

Lynnette Schaeffer has joined Ledvance as the new director of training, where she will oversee the company’s Lightpoint training program. “With over two decades dedicated to the lighting and electrical industry, her expertise in supply chain management, product development, and manufacturing will bring a lot of value to Ledvance and our customers,” said Pedro Sega, head, Marketing USC, Ledvance. » Read more


VarianPro EV energy management system for commercial properties

Designed for commercial buildings and multi-unit dwellings, the VarianPro controller—Variablegrid’s patented EV energy management system (EVEMS)—is an intelligent demand-response system that optimizes a building’s available energy for full electrification. » Learn more


Skip the gas and try Milwaukee’s Roll-On battery power supply

Milwaukee Tool’s Roll-On 7200W/3600W 2.5-kWh power supply features an integrated RedLithium 2.5-kWh battery that promises to supply enough power and run-time to sustain “high-demanding, intermittent applications” throughout the day. » Learn more


Maximize your exposure!

Get your brand in front of 14,500 Canadian electrical pros, every week. » Information for marketers and advertisers

The MEET Show (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology)

TODAY and TOMORROW, Moncton, N.B. Stop by BOOTH #1005 and say “Hello” to the Electrical Business Magazine team! » More info