While the popularity of nuclear power worldwide took a major hit in the aftermath of the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Disaster in 2011, it remains one of the cheapest, most efficient, and carbon-friendly forms of energy generation that we currently have.
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The City’s electrical utility department hopes to upgrade a south-end power grid this summer by doubling the capacity on an existing line and raising the height of poles on an existing line by five to eight feet.
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EDMONTON – The Alberta Utilities Commission gave the green light Thursday to a large wind power project in the Municipal District of Provost which had previously refused to approve development permits for it.
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For any of you who may not have been able to keep up with the industrial world, the 500-kV Heartland Transmission Line is up and running.
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The design for a brand-new, highly efficient gas plant was unveiled on Tuesday, Feb. 4 on the south side of Wabamun Lake during an open house hosted by TransAlta.
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A 400-megawatt facility is enough to power 400,000 homes. And that’s exactly what ATCO is striving to do.
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EDMONTON – TransAlta will soon launch a campaign to win approval for a $1.5 billion, 800-Megawatt, gas-fired power plant beside its existing coal-fired operations south of Wabamun Lake.
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ATCO explained its plans to build a generation station in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland at the Strathcona County council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
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There can be nothing more picturesque than a winter landscape with big, fluffy snowflakes falling silently to the ground. However, winter can also cause some headaches in the form of power outages caused by freezing rain, sleet storms or high winds, which can damage power lines. With a few simple steps you can be prepared for an unexpected outage thanks to Mother Nature.
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EDMONTON – The campaign to phase out coal-fuelled power plants in Alberta picked up steam Thursday at a panel discussion hosted by the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment.
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