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2009-04-06 13:07:00

MONTREAL, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") has concluded the acquisition, previously announced in June 2008, of the Ocean Falls hydroelectric power station located in Northern British Columbia. The power station has an installed capacity of 14.5 MW of which 2 MW are currently being generated and sold primarily to BC Hydro under a long-term energy sales contract. Given its hydroelectric potential, the installed capacity of this power station could...

2008-09-15 03:00:24

By Joe Fernandez SABAH MAY EVENTUALLY have no choice but to accept the coal option after rejecting a proposed 300MW coal-fired power plant in Silam, Lahad Datu, along the east coast, which already suffers from sporadic power outages. Tenaga Nasional Bhd's proposal to set up the plant was aborted in April by the state government after strong objections from locals and non- governmental organisations (NGOs) that the project would cause serious harm to the ecology of the sensitive...


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