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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Free Press opinion piece

From Jan 6, 2016 Winnipeg Free Press   Hydro’s outlook still unsettled By Will Braun Winnipeg Free Press, Jan 6, 2016 The provincial government has weathered the major storms of scrutiny created by its Manitoba Hydro-related decisions in recent years, but it still faces three awkward dilemmas in 2016. First, a survey of the current situation. Despite sustained opposition to the $4.6-billion Bipole III transmission project, the government wavered not. And by the time the April election is done, Hydro will have spent about $2 billion on the project, so even if there is a change in government, a change … Continue reading Free Press opinion piece