June 20, 2016 - Hydro Ottawa announced it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Hydro-Quebec to acquire the remaining 33% interest in the Ottawa River Ring Dam and a 27MW hydro generating station (Centrale Hull 2) on the Gatineau side of Chaudière Falls.
June 3, 2016 - Individual generators were the source of electricity for Colville Lake, N.W.T. before the community built its first power plant in 1990. Now, the Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) have opened the Colville Lake power plant with a new system: a solar/battery/diesel hybrid.
May 12, 2016 - ENMAX is terminating its Keephills power purchase arrangement under the PPA’s Change in Law provision, which allows the PPA buyer to terminate an arrangement when there is a change in law that makes the agreement unprofitable or more unprofitable.
April 21, 2016 - Veridyne Power Corp. says clean electricity from coal is, in fact, possible with its new solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs).
April 11, 2016 - Kohler Power Systems is adding two models to its line of diesel-powered mobile generators: the 90REOZT4 and 120REOZT4. The Tier 4 Final generator models are built to withstand the elements, Kohler says, as well as run long hours in prime and standby applications while meeting emission standards.
March 16, 2016 - To help it meet its target of zero coal-fired power by 2030, the Province of Alberta has retained Terry Boston as “coal phase-out facilitator”—to the tune of up to $600,000—to help it “navigate this highly specialized and complex transition” and ensure system reliability.
February 24, 2016 - Caterpillar’s new Cat XQ35 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 35 kVA and meets Tier 4 Final emission standards, while “improving fuel efficiency and optimizing productivity for rental operations in Canada”, the company says.
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