Generation
September 15, 2015 - Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is kicking off a new public awareness campaign called Powering the Future, which highlights the company’s “transformation to Ontario’s clean power generator”, it says.
September 12, 2015 - BHP Billiton and SaskPower are partnering to accelerate the global development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology by sharing access to the data, information and lessons learned from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam facility—the world’s first full chain power sector CCS project.
September 10, 2015 - Bruce Power and the Ontario Building and Construction Trades say they are joining forces through a new collaboration agreement, signaling a “shared commitment to the ongoing role of Bruce Power nuclear in the province and recognizing the strategic importance of the company to thousands of tradespeople”.
September 8, 2015 - From the operation of electric power plants to chemical processing and desalination, the boiling of water is at the heart of many industrial processes, but the details of what happens on a hot surface as water boils have been poorly understood, say researchers at MIT, so unexpected hotspots can sometimes melt expensive equipment and disable plants.
September 3, 2015 - Bruce Power says it has launched an initiative to encourage its suppliers to become members of Canadian Council for Aboriginal Businesses (CCAB), in order to strengthen links to Aboriginal communities and businesses.
September 2, 2015 - Temporary power specialists at Trinity Power Rentals were recently involved with the installation of an alternative to flaring sweet natural gas at a remote Alberta location.
September 1, 2015 - The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) has released its 2015 Sustainable Electricity Annual Report, titled “Delivering Value to Canadians”. The report highlights that CEA member companies achieved a 5.8% reduction in GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions in 2014, contributing to a 22% reduction in carbon emissions over the last five years.
August 28, 2015 - Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Coral Rapids Power (CRP)—a company wholly owned by Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN)— say they are building a new 28MW hydroelectric generating station, located north of Smooth Rock Falls, Ont.
August 28, 2015 - An agreement between Wataynikaneyap Power, a partnership of 20 Ontario First Nation communities, and FortisOntario and Renewable Energy Systems Canada (RES) was recently signed, stating plans to connect 16 remote First Nations communities that currently rely on diesel power to the electricity grid.
August 24, 2015 - Milbank says it has a new 12kW home standby generator. Installed on residential properties to provide backup power in the event of an outage, the 12kW model provides homeowners with a “smaller, quieter and more powerful” generator solution.
August 24, 2015 - A mobile generator at the Northwest Territories Power Corp.’s (NTPC) Jackfish plant sustained damage from a fire earlier this month, NTPC says. No one was injured during the incident and no power outage occurred.
August 21, 2015 - Emerson Network Power has premiered the ASCO Series 300 generator paralleling system—”the first transfer switch-based, multi-feature packaged power system with load management for mid-tier installations”, it says.
August 20, 2015 - On Sunday, August 16, demolition experts Delsan AIM Environmental Services and Dykon Blasting attempted to collapse several structures at the former NB Power generating station in Dalhousie... but something went wrong.
August 10, 2015 - Are practical nuclear fusion plants finally on the horizon? Maybe, because advances in magnet technology have enabled researchers at MIT to propose a new design for a practical compact tokamak fusion reactor—one, they say, that might be realized in as little as a decade.
August 7, 2015 - The U.S. subsidiary of Fuji Electric says it has entered into an agreement to acquire the turbine and power plant service business of RTS Holdings, headquartered in Sullivan, Mo., as well as its subsidiaries.

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