Quantcast

Latest Hydro-Québec Stories

2011-05-25 09:46:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/hydro-quebec/hydro-quebec-advanced-metering-infrastructure MONTRÓ°AL, May 25 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro-Qu©bec has announced the signing of a contract with Landis+Gyr for the acquisition of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and 3 million next-generation meters. With this contract, Hydro-Qu©bec is entering a new stage in the development of a smart grid, which, in the long...

2011-05-25 09:00:00

MONTREAL, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the leading global energy management solutions provider, today announced a major contract with Hydro-Quebec, one of North America's largest utilities, to deploy its next generation digital smart meter network. This project will assist Hydro-Quebec to improve grid reliability and bring utility operational efficiencies. Under the agreement, valued at C$350 million, Landis+Gyr's Gridstream(TM) RF two-way communications infrastructure will...

2011-03-24 00:00:28

Canyon Hydro has commissioned a new Francis-type hydroelectric turbine to replace a Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) in the water supply system to generate electriicty for the City of Logan, Utah. Deming, WA (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Canyon Hydro, a USA manufacturer of hydroelectric turbine systems, has completed the startup of a new Francis-type system for the City of Logan, Utah. The new hydropower system integrates with the city's water supply line and generates enough electricity to power...

2011-02-08 11:20:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. ("RES Canada"), an affiliate of RES Americas, announced that it has entered into an agreement with EDF EN Canada Inc. for the purchase, by EDF EN Canada Inc., of its minority ownership interest in seven jointly owned projects, totaling 1003.2 MW managed by their affiliate Saint-Laurent Energies Inc. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary conditions precedent and is expected to occur in the near...

2011-01-14 10:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corp. -- Electric Light & Power magazine has named Canada's largest electricity producer and the world's largest hydroelectric power producer, Hydro-Quebec, as the magazine's 2010 Utility of the Year. Electric Light & Power Editor in Chief Teresa Hansen will present the award to Hydro-Quebec during an awards dinner Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. The dinner is part of the second annual Electric Light...

2010-12-21 06:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) announced today that Hydro-Quebec Distribution has accepted proposals for the purchase of energy from the 24MW Saint-Damase and 24MW Val-Eo wind power generating projects. The projects were submitted with support from APUC in response to the community based call for offers announced in the spring of 2009. Saint-Damase Wind Project is located in the local municipality of Saint-Damase which is...

2010-11-19 06:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. and Gaz Metro Eole Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gaz Metro Limited Partnership, (the "Consortium") announce the acquisition of the rights on a wind power project having an installed capacity of 69 megawatts. Indeed, Kruger Energie Bas-St-Laurent S.E.C., with the consent of Hydro-Quebec, has transferred to the Consortium the electricity supply agreement concluded with Hydro-Quebec in 2008 following the call for tenders for 2,000 MW of...

2010-07-08 10:00:00

MONTREAL, July 8 /PRNewswire/ - Alstom, a world leader in the supply of hydropower equipment and services, has signed a contract with Kiewit Alarie Partnership (KAP) to supply three turbine generator sets to Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) Lower Mattagami Project in Northern Ontario. KAP is a partnership between two of the largest construction firms operating in Canada - Peter Kiewit & Sons Co. (Kiewit) and Leo Alarie and Sons Construction Ltd. of Timmins, a subsidiary of the Aecon...

2010-06-01 10:02:00

MONTREAL, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renault-Nissan Alliance today announced that Nissan Canada has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Government of Quebec, the City of Montreal, Quebec City, Hydro-Quebec and the Agence de l'efficacite energetique du Quebec to advance zero-emission mobility in Quebec. The parties will work together to plan the necessary charging infrastructure and to promote the use of zero-emission vehicles in Quebec. (Logo:...

2010-04-26 12:48:00

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today named six finalists for the Edison Award, the electricity industry's highest honor. American Electric Power, Portland General Electric, Public Service Enterprise Group and Xcel Energy were nominated for the U.S. Edison Award, while TransAlta Corporation was selected along with a joint nomination by British Columbia Transmission Corporation and Hydro-Quebec for the international Edison Award. The...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
Related