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2014-03-25 12:22:51

Keeyask Generating Station to Provide Sustainable Energy for 400,000 Homes LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Bechtel-led team, BBE Hydro Constructors Limited Partnership, has been awarded a contract worth approximately CAN $1.4 billion by Manitoba Hydro to build the Keeyask Generating Station on the lower Nelson River in northern Manitoba, Canada. The Keeyask Generating Station will have a 695-megawatt capacity and produce on average 4,400 gigawatt hours of electricity--enough...

2014-01-14 23:02:24

Manitoba Hydro selects Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) for comprehensive Renewable Energy Credit (REC) inventory and transaction management. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Satisfying contractual requirements by ensuring the RECs produced and/or traded are correctly allocated and properly tracked can be a tedious and stressful task. To alleviate these challenges, Manitoba Hydro, the largest energy utility from the Province of Manitoba, turned to OATI to...

2013-08-09 16:21:03

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Hydro One Inc. today released its 2013 second quarter results with net income for the quarter of $168 million and revenues of $1,403 million. "In the wake of the Toronto flood, which disrupted power flow to the western Greater Toronto Area, power was restored to 90% of customers within the first 12 hours," said Carmine Marcello, President and CEO, Hydro One Inc. "Our crews, in conjunction with the Province, the City of Toronto, and Toronto Hydro,...

2012-12-20 12:28:22

VANCOUVER, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - WesternOne Equity Income Fund ("WesternOne Equity") (TSX: WEQ.UN, WEQ.DB.B, WEQ.DB.C) today announced that its modular construction division, WEQ Britco LP ("Britco"), executed a contract to design, build and install the first phase of a 2,000 room workforce accommodation complex for Manitoba Hydro. The contract will occur in two phases and will provide workforce accommodations for the construction of the Keeyask Generating Station Project. In...

2012-05-25 06:21:14

First and Only Large Office Tower in Canada to Achieve LEED Platinum Certification WINNIPEG, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The speculation is over. Manitoba Hydro Place, the game-changing headquarters designed to meet the extremely challenging objectives of the fourth largest energy utility in Canada, has been granted LEED Platinum certification for sustainability, exceeding its original goal to achieve LEED Gold. Remarkably, this is the first and only large office tower in...

2012-04-26 10:21:24

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its St. Joseph Wind project - the largest wind farm in Manitoba - has reached its first full year of operation. The 138 megawatt (MW) wind power project, located in the southern Manitoba community of St. Joseph, has supplied the area with more than 500,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of clean and renewable energy, enough to meet the needs of 50,000 local homes. During its first year of operation,...

2011-11-10 17:42:00

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (TSX: AQN), today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011, with results showing increased revenue, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization ("EBITDA") and net earnings compared to the previous year. Financial Highlights: -- For the third quarter of 2011, revenue was $66.0 million as compared to $44.8 million in the third...

2011-08-23 14:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest E Source benchmark study, the top-rated U.S. electric and gas utility websites belong to Wisconsin Public Service, Avista Utilities, Entergy Corp., and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The top-rated Canadian utility websites belong to Energie NB Power and BC Hydro. This year, utility websites were tested using mobile devices as well as desktop computers. According to Kim Burke, associate research director at E Source...

2011-08-11 18:33:00

OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (TSX: AQN), today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011, with results showing increased revenue, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization ("EBITDA") and earnings compared to the previous year. Financial Highlights: -- For the second quarter of 2011, revenue was $66.8 million as compared to $42.0 million in the second...

2011-07-26 07:33:00

OAKVILLE, ON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced the execution of a 25-year power purchase agreement with Manitoba Hydro in respect of a 16.5MW expansion of APUC's existing St. Leon wind energy project located in the Province of Manitoba. In the first full year of production following commissioning, APUC anticipates generating annual gross revenues of $3.8 million. Rates paid under the power purchase agreement are...