The Hydro Current Newsletter
Manitoba Hydro signs power purchase agreement with first Indigenous-owned solar farm in Canada
Fisher River Cree Nation officially opened its new solar farm in August 2020, and Manitoba Hydro signed a power purchase agreement with the community to purchase the electricity generated by the solar farm to add to the utility’s grid.
Keeyask ceremony marks significant milestone; work on project continues
After months of organization, all the partners involved in building the Keeyask Generating Station were able to come together to acknowledge a major achievement. The Waciye Water Ceremony and Blessings was held at site on September 8, 2022.
Cameras on power lines help Manitoba Hydro quantify weather effects
Manitoba Hydro is testing monitoring stations on some of the utility’s transmission lines — they’ll help us quantify exactly how hard the Canadian prairie weather is on our infrastructure.