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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...

2010-03-03 14:35:00

MONTREAL, March 3 /PRNewswire/ - Youth Fusion is thrilled to announce that BMO Financial Group-Quebec, Bell, Bombardier Inc., CAE, Hydro-Quebec and Vigilant Futures have joined forces to send 45 Montreal students to FIRST, an international robotics competition. FIRST is a competition designed to offer young people an exciting and hands-on experience in science and technology. The objective is precise: students have six weeks to build a highly functional robot, capable of playing soccer, and...

2009-12-17 14:20:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- LS Power announced today that it is taking steps to develop the LaSalle Transmission Project ("LaSalle"), a new 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission project connecting Illinois and Indiana. The project is intended to facilitate renewable energy development within the region. LaSalle is an approximately 160-mile transmission line proposed to connect three existing 345-kV substations operated by the PJM Regional Transmission Operator. These three substations...

2009-12-09 15:49:00

ABWTQ (OTC) MONTREAL, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. announced today the closing of the series of transactions resulting in the sale of its 60% indirect interest in the 335MW hydroelectric facility currently owned and operated by Manicouagan Power Company (MPCo) to Hydro-Quebec for gross proceeds of C$615 million. The Company will use the proceeds from the sale of its interest in MPCo in the manner specified in the orders of the Superior Court of Quebec related to the...

2009-11-16 07:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ - The Montreal 2010 World Energy Congress today unveiled the complete program of what is, every three years, the largest international gathering on all energy sources. The theme of WEC Montreal 2010, Responding now to global challenges - Energy in transition for a living planet, provides a framework within which the energy industry's four main challenges will be addressed. Each challenge will be the focus of one of the four days of the Congress: accessibility,...