Nova Scotia Power

Type: Company
Name: Nova Scotia Power
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Open house at Digby Neck wind farm

When work crews climb the interior of the 80-metre towers at the Digby Neck Wind farm, they can use a lift assist, which takes 75 per cent of their weight.Jonathan RileyPublished on September 19, 2014The Digby Neck wind farm had an availability rate of ... [Published The Sou Wester - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Energy officials host consultations in Antigonish, Port Hawkesbury

Friday, 19 September 2014 11:20You'll have a chance to have your say on the province's electricity system review in the Quad Counties.Officials with the provincial energy department are holding public consultations across the province as part of their ... [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

No “admission of liability” in NS Power Trenton settlement

- About 350 plaintiffs living in Trenton, N.S., and nearby areas—represented by Jamie MacGillivray of MacGillivray Injury and Insurance Law of New Glasgow—have resolved claims against Nova Scotia Power Inc. relating to the operation of the Trenton Generating ... [Published Electrical Business - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

Nova Scotia Power to improve forecasting, website after tropical storm

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Power agrees with a consultant's report that recently concluded it needs more detailed weather forecasting services and an improved website when storms hit.The utility said Tuesday it will act on a critique of its response to post-tropical ... [Published Brandon Sun - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Nova Scotia Power reaches settlement over complaints about fly ash

HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia law firm says it has reached an agreement with Nova Scotia Power to settle claims made by 350 people who complained about pollution from a generating station in Trenton .Lawyer Jamie MacGillivray issued a statement Tuesday saying ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Families displaced for up to two weeks after Sunday’s fire in Halifax

Heavy smoke billows over Halifax as fire crews battle blaze at 5426 Portland Place on Sunday, September 14, 2014.Meghan Groff The Canadian Red Cross said more than 20 people who live in townhouses beside the gutted-out commercial building that burnt down ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Scotia Power needs better forecasting and a better website: report

HALIFAX – A consultant’s report says Nova Scotia Power Inc. needs more weather forecasting services and a beefed-up website.The recommendations from Liberty Consulting Group are part of a review of the utility’s response to post-tropical storm Arthur ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Scotia Power's profit calculations could change

The province wants to change the way Nova Scotia Power's profits are calculated.The move stems from the anger and frustration some felt after post-tropical storm Arthur knocked out power to customers across the province.At one point, more than 245,000 ... [Published CBC - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 3 reports

Man arrested for impaired driving after hitting power poles in Halifax

HALIFAX - A man faces impaired driving charges in connection with a pair of crashes that knocked out power to thousands of customers in Halifax.Police say a vehicle struck a power pole on Beaufort Avenue around 12:30 a.m. but kept going.A second power ... [Published CTV News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Nova Scotia Power, union ratify deal on outsourcing and pension plan

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Power and its unionized workers have reached a deal that will prevent the utility from outsourcing the work of regular employees for 10 years.The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1928 says the protection came ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Stephen McNeil calls Nova Scotia Power’s Arthur response ‘ridiculous’

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil said he doesn't accept the power utility’s excuse that an inaccurate weather forecast for part of the province led to prolonged power outages following post-tropical storm Arthur.Arthur tore through the southwest part ... [Published CBC - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Elemental seals NS project financing

National Bank of Canada is the sole lender for the C$30m ($27.4m) transaction.The projects located in the Nova Scotia communities of include New Glasgow (6.4MW), Barrington (3.2MW), and Wedgeport (1.8MW).They have 20-year power purchase agreements with ... [Published Renewable Energy News - Aug 21 2014]

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...system, where the utility is measured based on its performance in areas from cost to reliability to environmental targets and so forth," he says. "We want to talk to people about the options around that."
"Some elements of this recommendation can be addressed immediately, followed by continued staged improvements in the following months" it says
"My clients are very pleased to have resolved this matter and now can put the litigation behind them" said Mr. MacGillivray...
"It's a very tight schedule, it was tight from the get-go," she said. "Everything seems to be cooperating with us so far, (so we're hoping that we'll meet the December 15th deadline."

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Open house at Digby Neck wind farm [Published The Sou Wester - 20 hours ago]
Energy officials host consultations in Antigoni... [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Sep 19 2014]
No “admission of liability” in NS Power Trenton... [Published Electrical Business - Sep 18 2014]
Nova Scotia Power to improve forecasting, websi... [Published Brandon Sun - Sep 16 2014]
Nova Scotia Power to improve forecasting, websi... [Published CTV News - Sep 16 2014]
Nova Scotia Power reaches settlement over compl... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
Trenton Litigation Resolved [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Nova Scotia Power to improve forecasting, websi... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
Families displaced for up to two weeks after Su... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Sep 16 2014]
Officials say Sable Wind Project is on schedule [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Sep 11 2014]
Nova Scotia Power needs better forecasting and ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Sep 10 2014]
Town of Shelburne wants NSP to pay up for losse... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 08 2014]
Nova Scotia Power's profit calculations could c... [Published CBC - Sep 05 2014]
Protest underway outside Access Nova Scotia off... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 05 2014]
No one injured in house fire [Published Antigonish Casket - Sep 05 2014]
Noisy NSP Tufts Cove plant upsets neighbours [Published CBC - Sep 03 2014]
Man arrested for impaired driving after hitting... [Published CTV News - Sep 02 2014]
Thousands lose power in Halifax after impaired ... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 02 2014]
Suspected drunk driver knocks out power on the ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Sep 02 2014]
Impaired driver knocks out power in South End o... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 02 2014]
South-end Halifax crash knocks out power to tho... [Published CBC - Sep 02 2014]
IBEW Local 1928 and NS Power reach agreement [Published Electrical Business - Sep 01 2014]
Structure Fire - Lanark Antigonish County. [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Sep 01 2014]
Nova Scotia Power, union ratify deal on outsour... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 29 2014]
Queens: Free market behind firewood shortage, s... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 29 2014]
Nova Scotia Power outsourcing compromise reached [Published CBC - Aug 29 2014]
NOVA SCOTIA POWER : NS Power and union reach ag... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 29 2014]
HRAI Awards Industry Leaders at 46th Annual Mee... [Published APPLIANCE Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
N.S. man baffled by pricey post-Arthur power bill [Published CTV News - Aug 26 2014]
Elemental Energy Completes Nova Scotia Financing [Published North American Windpower - Aug 25 2014]
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Outages dwindle in Maritimes, but thousands sti... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 12 2014]
HALIFAX — Thousands of homeowners and businesses remained without power Saturday in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia one week after a powerful post-tropical storm swept through the region. Most of the outages were in New Brunswick, where more than 12,000 ...
Blackout in Atlantic Canada could last for days... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 07 2014]
HALIFAX — More than 140,000 remained without power Monday in the aftermath of post-tropical storm Arthur that saw high winds and heavy rain batter the Maritimes over the weekend. About 93,000 New Brunswick Power customers are still in the dark, while ...
Nova Scotia Power Inc. Approves Preferred Share... [Published EON Energy - Jul 04 2014]
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--On July 4, 2014 the Board of Directors of Nova Scotia Power Inc. (TSX: NSI.PR.D) approved a quarterly dividend of $0.36875 per Nova Scotia Power Incorporated Series D First Preferred Share payable on ...
Nova Scotia Power Inc. Approves Preferred Share... [Published Business Wire Energy News - Jul 04 2014]
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On July 4, 2014 the Board of Directors of Nova Scotia Power Inc. (TSX: NSI.PR.D) approved a quarterly dividend of $0.36875 per Nova Scotia Power Incorporated Series D First Preferred Share payable on and after October ...
Coal Plants Around the Globe [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - May 24 2014]
Just Released! Coal Plants Guidebook This guidebook exclusively features POWER magazine’s top coal plant articles, covering locations from around the globe. It lists what technology is working right, and includes full charts, photographs and ...
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