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2011-06-16 15:55:00

MONTREAL/>, June 16/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Editors are advised that a high-resolution photo is available to accompany the news release, MO421, First Public Charging Network for Plug-in Electric Vehicles in Canada/> - Hydro-Quebec/> and Partners Roll Out "The Electric Circuit", issued earlier today by HYDRO-QUEBEC/>. Caption: From left to right : Joel Gauthier/>, President and CEO, AMT; Lyne Chayer, VP, Marketing, St-Hubert/>; Sam Hamad/>, Minister of Transport;...

2011-06-16 09:00:00

MONTREAL, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro-Qu©bec and its partners--RONA, les Rotisseries St-Hubert, METRO and the Agence m©tropolitaine de transport (AMT)--are pleased to announce the creation of "The Electric Circuit", Canada's first public charging network for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). Supplied with clean, renewable energy, the first charging stations will be operational in early 2012 at the founding partners' business sites and at several AMT park-and-ride facilities....

2011-06-06 12:16:00

MONTREAL, June 6 /PRNewswire/ - Editors are advised that a high-resolution photo is available to accompany the news release, MO946, Largest electric vehicle trial in Canada - Hydro-Quebec delivers 15 i-MiEVs to Boucherville businesses, issued today by HYDRO-QUEBEC. Caption: Left to right : Jean Martel, Mayor of Boucherville; Manon Ouellet, Vice-president of development for the Association des gens d'affaires de Boucherville; Nathalie Normandeau, Deputy Premier, Minister of...

2011-06-06 08:41:00

MONTREAL, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro-Qu©bec is pleased to announce that Mitsubishi i-MiEVs were delivered this morning to the Boucherville businesses selected for the second phase of the largest electric vehicle trial in Canada. "We are delighted with the response we've received from Boucherville businesses. This second phase brings us to the very heart of the project, focusing on the needs of businesses and their employees who work in Boucherville," noted Thierry...

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...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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