Category - Articles

No End in Sight for Hydro Debacle

September 4th, 2018


March 23rd, 2018

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Regulatory Failures

March 9th, 2018

The curtain is falling on the Public Utilities Board’s (PUB) most expensive Hydro rate hearing. The hearing follows a series of external and...

Muskrat Falls and Keeyask both in trouble

March 4th, 2018

With a partially completed electricity generation plant running over budget and behind schedule, what are the residents of Newfoundland/Labrador...

Winnipeg Free Press

February 16th, 2018

Manitoba has a history of being a world leader in progressive use of electricity, and the province could be at that forefront again by focusing...

Bipole III Coalition Media Release

February 2nd, 2018

In a presentation to the Public Utilities Board yesterday, the Bipole III Coalition called for a massive re-write of The Manitoba Hydro Act to...

Manitoba Hydro needs plan for excess power production

December 30th, 2017

The Keeyask dam is springing leaks, and the possibility of further cost overruns and delays, as recently reported, is just the start.

The wait is over. The battery revolution is here: Don Pittis

December 22nd, 2017

On an industrial site in Toronto's Port Lands, not far from Google's planned new urban experiment, are two warehouse-sized boxes on stilts.

Why no Hydro inquiry?

December 22nd, 2017

Newfoundland Labrador’s government has announced an inquiry into its troubled Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, $5 billion over budget and...

Keeyask generating station could cost more than $10 billion, consultant says

December 18th, 2017

An independent review has warned the cost of Manitoba Hydro’s Keeyask hydro generating station could soar as high as $10.5 billion and not be...

Ontario’s help to utility ratepayers needs to be matched

December 15th, 2017

Public Utilities Board’s legal counsel has asked Hydro whether the utility made a formal ask for financial assistance from the Pallister...

Manitoba’s investment in solar power is paying dividends

December 13th, 2017

Whenever I travel outside the province and mention I live in Manitoba, I get asked about the cold weather. My standard response is that one gets...

The answer to Manitoba Hydro increases? Use more electricity, not less

December 10th, 2017

In our household, we're wondering how to afford the Manitoba Hydro bill increases.

Premier Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservative...

Province needs to stop using Hydro as cash machine

December 8th, 2017

Manitoba Hydro has moved from being a major asset for Manitobans to being an albatross around our necks.

What was once the Manitoba...

Manitoba Hydro at a crossroad

December 4th, 2017

The stakes are enormous and the diversity of opinion on the proper course of action is broad as Manitoba Hydro once again asks Manitobans to pay...

Schreyer doesn’t mince words on Hydro

October 22nd, 2015

Before a full room at a Fort Garry Rotary Club luncheon in September, a man who knows what he is talking about when Manitoba Hydro is concerned,...