Vol. 3, Issue 3 - Winter/Spring 2021

Keeyask generating station supplies power for the first time

Keeyask generating station supplies power for the first time

March 19, 2021 in Vol. 3, Issue 3 - Winter/Spring 2021

On February 16, at 2:55 p.m., the first of seven generating units at Keeyask was brought into service and is now connected to the Manitoba Hydro power grid, supplying electricity to all our customers – domestic and cross-border.

Manitoba Hydro answers MISO call as extreme cold disrupts power across United States

Manitoba Hydro answers MISO call as extreme cold disrupts power across United States

March 19, 2021 in Vol. 3, Issue 3 - Winter/Spring 2021

As lights began to go out in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, Manitoba Hydro suspended planned maintenance across our transmission, generation and high voltage, direct current system in response to an urgent call by the Mid-Continent Independent System Operator.

Moving to net zero: Manitoba Hydro ready to meet Canadian federal guidelines

Moving to net zero: Manitoba Hydro ready to meet Canadian federal guidelines

March 19, 2021 in Vol. 3, Issue 3 - Winter/Spring 2021

With abundant clean, renewable hydropower, Manitoba is poised to lead Canada’s fight against climate change through the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Watch: transmission lines fused using implosion sleeves as Birtle Transmission Project nears finish

Watch: transmission lines fused using implosion sleeves as Birtle Transmission Project nears finish

March 19, 2021 in Vol. 3, Issue 3 - Winter/Spring 2021

Manitoba Hydro staff have worked through the winter on the Birtle Transmission Project, part of an interconnection with SaskPower in Saskatchewan, Canada.