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2013-11-04 23:02:32

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Coal Power Decommissioning Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Report Details The coal power decommissioning market is expected to see a period of solid growth over the next decade as older coal power stations are replaced either by new more efficient coal power plants, or by cleaner natural gas, wind and solar facilities. Decommissioning activity will be dominated by countries in Europe and North America,...

2013-07-03 23:01:56

Warde Associates travelled to the ASUG Ontario Chapter Meeting in Toronto June 19th to speak about their product ZĀTO, co-presenting a customer success story with Gail Batten, QA lead for SaskPower. Wilton Manors, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 On June 19, Warde Associates attended the ASUG Ontario Chapter Meeting in Toronto, Canada, where they held a guest speaking position to talk about customer experiences with their software product, ZĀTO. The QA Lead from SaskPower, Gail Batten, opened...

2013-01-03 08:21:47

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) announced today that SaskPower has selected Valard Construction, a Quanta Services company, to install transmission infrastructure for the Island Falls to Key Lake Transmission Line Project. Under the terms of the contract, Valard will build approximately 186 miles (300 kilometers) of 230-kilovolt transmission line in northern Saskatchewan. The project scope includes foundation construction, installation of approximately...

2012-04-23 02:21:47

REGINA, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Leaders from government, industry and academia are gathering today in Regina to discuss the future economic potential of Carbon Capture and Storage in Saskatchewan.  The meeting, hosted by the International Performance Assessment Centre for Geologic Storage of CO(2) (IPAC-CO2) and the Integrated CO(2) Network (ICO(2)N), aims to forge a thoughtful vision for potential CCS infrastructure and economic development in the province. "Carbon...

2012-03-20 06:21:42

SASKATOON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - SaskPower and Hitachi Ltd. are partnering to construct a $60 million carbon capture test facility (CCTF) at SaskPower's Shand Power Station in southeastern Saskatchewan. The CCTF will allow international developers to fully evaluate performance of their systems to capture carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired thermal power plants. "This announcement is a double win for the province. Providing a testing facility for these advanced...

2012-02-28 15:10:00

OAKVILLE, ON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) is pleased to announce Algonquin Power Co. ("APCo"), APUC's power generation subsidiary, as the successful proponent under Saskatchewan Power Corporation's ("SaskPower") Request for Proposal ("RFP") CO/690. APCo's 177 megawatt Chaplin Wind Project ("The Project") will be located in the Rural Municipality of Chaplin, Saskatchewan, 200 km west of Regina, Saskatchewan, with construction...

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...

2011-04-26 12:00:00

SaskPower to proceed with largest capital project in company history To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/saskpower/government-approves-124-billion-carbon-capture-project SASKATOON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ - The Government of Saskatchewan has approved construction of the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage Demonstration Project - among the first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage facilities in the world. The $1.24 billion...

2011-03-21 07:30:00

OAKVILLE, ON, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced it has executed an asset purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with Kineticor Renewables Inc. ("Kineticor"), to acquire all of the assets related to two proposed adjacent 10 MW wind energy development projects (the "Projects") in Saskatchewan. The Projects were selected by SaskPower for award of power purchase agreements in accordance with the SaskPower Green...

2011-02-28 15:39:00

OAKVILLE, ON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced the achievement of commercial operation ("Commercial Operation") of the 26.4 MW Phase I Red Lily Wind Project ("Red Lily I") in south-eastern Saskatchewan pursuant to the Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA") with SaskPower. The project was completed ahead of schedule and is now successfully generating renewable power. Red Lily I consists of 16 Vestas V82 wind turbine generators....