Nova Scotia Power

Type: Company
Name: Nova Scotia Power
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Nova Scotia Power’s Hurricane Arthur fail and Halifax’s $400-million Be-Bold bauble

What we have here, suggests Nova Scotia Power President and CEO Bob Hanf, is a failure to communicate. Nothing more. Lack of manpower? Don’t worry. Storm-unhardened infrastructure? Be happy.Despite close to a week to prepare for Hurricane Arthur, that ... [Published Metro Canada - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Forest fire destroys land in Annapolis Valley, N.S.

A forest fire has destroyed a section of land in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley.The fire was under control Sunday evening but not completely extinguished.It broke out near New Albany around 3:00 p.m. Saturday.Eight volunteer fire departments and a Department ... [Published CTV News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Storm Arthur power outages cut to 6,736

NB Power achieved its 95-per-cent power restoration target hours earlier than predicted on Sunday evening, as the number of customers without electricity dropped to roughly 6,700.NB Power was reporting 6,736 customers without electricity around the province ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 15 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Nova Scotia power back, one week post-Arthur

Power back in Nova Scotia post-Arthur, outages persist in New Brunswick ... [Published Brampton Guardian - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Nova Scotia Power
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Lights on: Nova Scotia Power says all post-Arthur outages finally resolved

A week after post-tropical storm Arthur knocked out power to nearly 100,000 Nova Scotia Power customers, the power company says the lights are back on.The power corporation tweeted late Saturday night that “All customers affected by the storm have now ... [Published Metro Canada - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 7 reports

Power back 1 week after storm Arthur

Nova Scotia Power says it has restored electricity to all of its customers who were hit by Arthur, the post-tropical storm that blew through the province a week ago."We thank our customers for their patience and our employees for all of their efforts ... [Published CBC - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Nictaux wildfire continues to burn

Fire crews are still fighting a wildfire in Nictaux, in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, on Sunday.The Department of Natural Resources says the fire broke out on Saturday and  about 15 to 20 hectares burned.A spokesman for the department said the fire ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Annapolis: Forest fire knocks out power

Power is out for 382 Nova Scotia Power customers near Nictaux - this time because of a fire, not a hurricane.According to the electrical utility's website, those affected are in Nictaux South and East, Middleton East, Victoria Vale, Margaretsville, Highway ... [Published The Annapolis County Spectator - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

One story of powerlessness and frustration from Bear River

[ This week every single person I met had a compelling engaging story to tell.I don’t pretend that this is the definitive “I survived Arthur” story. It is just one person’s story.But part of what we do as a paper is chronicle the events of our time – ... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Nova Scotia Power has hard lessons to learn

It was Thursday, July 3.Hurricane Arthur was still swirling and strengthening off the coast of the U.S. and was forecast to march northeast and hit Nova Scotia on that Saturday.Nova Scotia Power issued a news release that all was still well …that they ... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Scotia Power welcomes public review

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Power welcomes the announcement of an expedited public review of the company's storm preparedness and response to Post-Tropical Storm Arthur."We always review our performance after every significant storm and look for lessons we ... [Published Noodls - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 5 reports

Power outages drag on in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia as utilities defend efforts

HALIFAX - Power companies in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia say they're doing everything possible to restore electricity to thousands of customers now into their sixth day of darkness.About 35,000 households and businesses were without power as of noon ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 10 2014]

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"We are facing a lot of situations whereby we have trees that have fallen on lines in areas, in a lot of cases, where it's very complicated to try to restore power"  Scott said
"We were hoping to have 95 per cent of our people reconnected by [Sunday] evening and we're at 93.4 per cent right now. So we're certainly zeroing in onon that target and we'd like to go beyond that 95 per cent this evening"  Scott said
"We thank our customers for their patience and our employees for all of their efforts to restore power safely for our customers" the utility said in a tweet
"Please know that crews are working through the night and we have a full complement of crews working to restore power safely and as quickly as possible Saturday."

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Nova Scotia Power’s Hurricane Arthur fail and H... [Published Metro Canada - 4 hours ago]
Forest fire destroys land in Annapolis Valley, ... [Published CTV News - 8 hours ago]
Nova Scotia power back, one week post-Arthur [Published Brampton Guardian - 12 hours ago]
Storm Arthur power outages cut to 6,736 [Published CBC Hamilton - 15 hours ago]
Lights on: Nova Scotia Power says all post-Arth... [Published Metro Canada - 15 hours ago]
Storm Arthur power outages cut to 7,600 [Published Yahoo! Canada - 16 hours ago]
Power back in Nova Scotia post-Arthur, outages ... [Published 4 Traders - 18 hours ago]
Power back 1 week after storm Arthur [Published CBC - 20 hours ago]
Nictaux wildfire continues to burn [Published CBC Hamilton - 21 hours ago]
Annapolis: Forest fire knocks out power [Published The Annapolis County Spectator - Jul 13 2014]
Power crews reconnecting N.S. customers 1 week ... [Published MSN Canada - Jul 12 2014]
Power crews reconnecting N.S. customers 1 week ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 12 2014]
Outages dwindle in Maritimes, but thousands sti... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 12 2014]
One story of powerlessness and frustration from... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 12 2014]
Editorial: Nova Scotia Power has hard lessons t... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 12 2014]
Maritimers in the dark a week post-Arthur [Published Metro Canada - Jul 12 2014]
500 Nova Scotia Power customers still without p... [Published MSN Canada - Jul 12 2014]
500 Nova Scotia Power customers still without p... [Published CBC - Jul 12 2014]
Nova Scotia Power welcomes public review [Published Noodls - Jul 12 2014]
Frustrated Nova Scotia hydro customer uses the ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 12 2014]
UARB to review Nova Scotia Power’s Arthur response [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Jul 12 2014]
EDITORIAL: Stand up for Nova Scotians, Premier ... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 11 2014]
Nova Scotia to probe power utility’s ‘unaccepta... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 11 2014]
Nova Scotia to review response to Arthur [Published Metro Canada - Jul 11 2014]
Nova Scotia premier calls for review of NS Powe... [Published Sun News - Jul 11 2014]
'We can't understand what took Nova Scotia Powe... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 11 2014]
Nova Scotia Power's 'inexcusable' response to o... [Published CTV News - Jul 11 2014]
'We can't understand what took Nova Scotia Powe... [Published CBC - Jul 11 2014]
Nova Scotia to probe power utility’s ‘unaccepta... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 11 2014]
Nova Scotia Power's response to power outages t... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 11 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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