Gigawatt Glut

Manitoba Hydro needs plan for excess power production

Winnipeg Free Press, Dec 30, 2017 By Will Braun

The Keeyask dam is springing leaks, and the possibility of further cost overruns and delays, as recently reported, is just the start. Continue reading “Gigawatt Glut”

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Export doors close for Hydro

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Manitoba Hydro needs to ignore the past and become an innovator 

Winnipeg Free Press, Oct 26, 2016    By Will Braun

Manitoba Hydro’s largest customer has written Hydro out of its future, and that could spell problems for Manitobans down the line. Xcel Energy’s 15-year plan states the Minneapolis-based utility intends to drop 850 megawatts’ worth of hydro import contracts when they expire in 2025, filling the gap with other resources. Continue reading “Export doors close for Hydro”