Nova Scotia Power

Type: Company
Name: Nova Scotia Power
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]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kings County ‘fed up’ with dangling trees post-Arthur

People in Kings County, N.S., say they’ve reached a breaking point when it comes to trees near power lines after learning Nova Scotia Power filed a report defending the way it handled post-tropical storm Arthur.Arthur's mess has long been cleaned up, ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 7 reports

Halifax says it's working with Nova Scotia Power to clear trees near power lines

HALIFAX - A Halifax city planner says the municipality is actively working with Nova Scotia Power to prune trees near power lines.In a report filed Tuesday on its response to post-tropical storm Arthur, the utility said too many roadside trees in communities ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Canning residents hold demonstration

A group of Canning-area residents are “fed up” with the condition of local roads and the progress of cleaning up tree limbs and other debris from post-tropical storm Arthur.A group of between 15 to 20 residents gathered with their vehicles Aug. 20 just ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Nova Scotia Power files report with UARB

Nova Scotia Power will work on improving communications with customers in big storms, the company says in a report filed Tuesday with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board.The report was prepared in the wake of Arthur, the powerful wind storm that ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

NSP FILES REPORT BLAMES WEATHER FORECASTS FOR UNDER-ESTIMATING HURRICANE ARTHUR

Tuesday 19th August 2014Nova Scotia Power has filed a report to the province's Utility and Review Board today outlining its response to post-tropical storm Arthur. In the 172-page report, the utility acknowledges the considerable impact to tens of thousands ... [Published East Coast FM - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Firefighters respond to fire at NSP station in Point Tupper

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 16:07A Nova Scotia Power spokesperson says no one was hurt in a vehicle fire at the company's generating station in Point Tupper.Neera Ritcey says one of their vehicles caught fire around midnight.Ritcey says they cleared the site ... [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

UARB looks for public input on Arthur review

HALIFAX — The Utility and Review Board’s investigation into Nova Scotia Power’s preparedness and response to post-tropical storm Arthur is well under way, and the public is getting a chance to tell their Arthur-related story.At its peak 100,000 residents ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

New crosswalk under construction across Hwy 303 in Conway

Construction started today on a crosswalk at Bel Air Drive across Highway 303 in Conway, the main route in and out of Digby.Courtney Franzen lives on Bel Air Drive and welcomes the crosswalk.“I have two young kids at home and one of them in a stroller,” ... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tree crashes large Falmouth party

A downed tree caused some unexpected excitement at a catered Falmouth party Sunday evening, July 27.Windsor firefighters responded to a house party in the 100 block of Town Road after a tree cracked and struck a power line around 8 p.m.Capt. Doug Matheson, ... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Concrete flows in Nova Scotia

24/07/2014Civil work and foundation construction is underway at four community feed-in tariff (COMFIT) projects in Nova Scotia developed by Juwi Wind Canada.Engineering, procurement and construction contractor HB White Canada has started pouring foundations ... [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Jul 24 2014]

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"It’s a ridiculous statement in any way trying to blame the weatherman" said McNeil
"The execution of these projects with our development and community partners adds to our growing portfolio of renewable energy projects across North America,” said Elemenyal Energy principal Jamie Houssian."
"For Nova Scotia Power to come on and say the weather man predicted the weather wrong and that's why it happened , how gullible do they think Nova Scotians really are? We're not that gullible. I'm not and everybody in this crowd's not that gullible,” he said."
"I think Nova Scotia Power has probably learned some things for the next storm, you know if we were to have one in the next couple of weeks, but there are clearly issues that still need to be resolved and we need to get to the bottom of" said Energy Minister Andrew Younger

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Stephen McNeil calls Nova Scotia Power’s Arthur... [Published CBC - Aug 22 2014]
Premier not satisfied with NSP storm excuses [Published CTV News - Aug 22 2014]
Elemental seals NS project financing [Published Renewable Energy News - Aug 21 2014]
Elemental clinches Nova Scotia cash [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Aug 21 2014]
Kings County ‘fed up’ with dangling trees post-... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 20 2014]
Halifax says it's working with Nova Scotia Powe... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Canning residents hold demonstration [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 20 2014]
Storm Arthur outages: Andrew Younger responds t... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 20 2014]
Nova Scotia Power blames roadside trees, foreca... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Aug 20 2014]
Nova Scotia Power defends efforts following Art... [Published Squamish Chief - Aug 19 2014]
Nova Scotia Power files report with UARB [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 19 2014]
Nova Scotia Power blames weather forecast, tree... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 19 2014]
Nova Scotia Power blames bad forecast for Arthu... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 19 2014]
NSP FILES REPORT BLAMES WEATHER FORECASTS FOR U... [Published East Coast FM - Aug 19 2014]
Nova Scotia Power blames worse than predicted s... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Firefighters mark 50 years of mutual aid in She... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 19 2014]
Nova Scotia Power to file explanation on Arthur... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 19 2014]
Emera's (EMRAF) CEO Chris Huskilson on Q2 2014 ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 12 2014]
Emera Reports Solid Earnings for Q2 2014 [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 11 2014]
Firefighters respond to fire at NSP station in ... [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Jul 30 2014]
UARB looks for public input on Arthur review [Published Global News Canada - Jul 30 2014]
New crosswalk under construction across Hwy 303... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 29 2014]
Maritime Link Project, Canada [Published Power Technology - Jul 29 2014]
Dream Alternatives Announces First Accretive Re... [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 29 2014]
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Tree crashes large Falmouth party [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 28 2014]
Concrete flows in Nova Scotia [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Jul 24 2014]
Efficiency charge could be nixed, but there's a... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 22 2014]
NB Power's handling of Storm Arthur needs publi... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 22 2014]
Digby town dump truck knocks out power to 3,000 [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 21 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 ...
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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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